Putting Recovery First for a First Class Life

The Full of Beans Podcast by Hannah Hickinbotham

Episode notes

In this weeks podcast, Han is joined Nia Modley. Nia is a trainee Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner and has her own experience of anorexia and bulimia nervosa.

We begin by discussing Nia's mental health journey, and the development of her eating disorder. Nia initially had anorexia nervosa, which later transitioned to bulimia nervosa. In the podcast we discuss how these eating disorders presented differently for Nia, the different impact they had, and how she felt towards them.

Later we discuss Nia's education, and how she dropped out of her exams in order to focus on her recovery (hence the title!) which she is extremely proud of and passionate about.

We then speak about Nia's poetry and how her writing helps her to talk about her mental health. We speak about the reality of recovery, the nitty gritty, the uncomfortableness, ... 

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