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Eating Disorders … a conversation with Emily Bashforth

NEW CONVERSATIONAL VIDEO with Emily Bashforth, eating disorder recovery advocate.

Tascha and Emily discuss the consequences of lockdown and the impact of social media on those affected by eating disorders and on the road to recovery. Emily offers inspiration and advice both to those struggling with eating disorders themselves and to those supporting them.

A conversation with eating disorder recovery advocate Emily Bashforth

**New Conversational Video!** Tascha von Uexkull and eating disorder recovery advocate Emily Bashforth discuss eating disorders and the impact of lockdown and social media. Emily offers inspiration and advice both to those struggling with eating disorders and to those supporting them. This conversational podcast follows Tascha's article https://adamah.media/eating-disorders/

Posted by Adamah Media on Monday, 24 May 2021

This episode develops the themes of Tascha’s article for Adamah Media:

What possible harm could a minute-long video actually do? The recent backlash against video-sharing social networking service TikTok suggests the answer is, rather a lot. 

In February, a disturbing Instagram post by journalist Danae Mercer called out the platform for promoting a negative body image and eating disorders. She sought to upend the myths around the perfect body which abound on social media, as images that are in fact ‘incredibly filtered, posed, and perfected’. 

Read the full article here…

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Tascha von Uexkull is a writer, creative, and workshop facilitator based in London who has worked in a variety of museums since reading English Literature and History of Art at the University of York. She is passionate about the importance of opening up the creative industries to young people and formed her own youth collective called Assemblage over the first lockdown. Her favourite thing to do is to explore London by foot before settling down with a notebook in a cosy café.

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