The Impact of Our Childhood on Eating Disorder Development with Ciandra Birnbaum

The Full of Beans Podcast by Hannah Hickinbotham

Episode notes

In this week's podcast, Han is joined by Ciandra Birnbaum. Ciandra is the creator of Flourish with Ciandra recovery coaching and is a passionate advocate for mental health and eating disorder recovery. Having personally experienced the devastating effects of Anorexia Nervosa at a young age, she embarked on a courageous journey of healing, resilience, and self-discovery. Through her blog and social media platforms, Ciandra shares her transformative recovery process, offering support, inspiration, and hope to others facing similar challenges.

In this week's episode, we discuss:

  • Ciandra's personal experience of having an eating disorder, and how her childhood impacted her eating habits.
  • The impact of our parent's relationship with food and how being an only child can impact our relationship with food due to loneliness.
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