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  • Chloe   skydive blog   pic edited for fb and website listing
    28 May 2015

    Why undo your hard work to go through the same painful journey again?

    Chloe describes her journey through treatment, the life she now has on the other side and why she's decided to skydive to support Beat. She also shares some friendly words of wisdom...

  • Nick and matt   dales way challenge   edited for fb and website   20.05.15 listing
    20 May 2015

    Nick and Matt's 36-hour Dales Way Challenge - 30 June

    Nick and Matt face the challenge of an 84-mile Dales Way Walk from Ilkley to the Lake District to raise money for Beat. Here they share their background to the challenge, and Nick and sister Jess explain why Beat is their chosen charity.

  • Eleanor hunt   edited for fb and website listing
    14 May 2015

    Running saved my life

    For those in recovery, exercise is often rightfully approached with caution. But for Eleanor, it became part of healthy, structured, positive goals. Finding your passion, she tells us, whatever it may be, can really help you on the road to recovery.

  • Ellie   edited for fb and website listing
    7 May 2015

    Friendships make recovery real

    Making friends in treatment can be considered unhelpful - but here Ellie (pictured front, center) explores the flip-side: the possibility of positive, compassionate, enduring friendships

  • Ftonpage transitionsbooklet header listing
    5 May 2015

    Beat Launch New Transitions Project Booklet: "Embracing Change"

    Beat are pleased to announce the release of Embracing Change, a 32-page information booklet based on the personal experiences of participants in our Transitions Project - for anyone recovering from an eating disorder and facing significant life changes

  • 2015 03 22 13 melissa skydive 3 edited listing
    24 April 2015

    Skydiving for Beat

    Melissa recalls her liberating experience of leaving behind many years of struggling with an eating disorder by skydiving to support Beat. Why not take up the challenge?

  • Francesca   memoirs of an ed girl   photo   edited fb and website listing
    16 April 2015

    The memories of a recovery girl

    Francesca reflects on the girl she was when she was in the grips of an eating disorder, and how change is always possible.

  • Book tape measure 16   eds and fiction   for fb and website listing
    8 April 2015

    Bodies, Minds, and Words: A New Collaboration

    Dr Emily T. Troscianko of The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, introduces new research in collaboration with Beat into the link between reading fiction and disordered eating - and invites you to contribute by completing a short survey

  • 7 April 2015

    Tackling Eating Disorders in the Media

    In the wake of a recent radio interview which highlighted some of the misunderstanding surrounding eating disorders, Beat presents a timely reminder of the importance of responsible reporting and working within our Media Guidelines

  • Happy nina   edited for fb and website listing
    2 April 2015

    A Helping Hand for Happiness

    Nina's blog reminds us it's mostly only when you're ready to reach out for help that you begin to get better - and happiness is more readily found in supportive relationships and, ultimately, being kind to yourself, than in the pursuit of success