The relationship with our body is a fraught one for men and women the world over. But anorexia goes beyond that. So how do you fight an illness that infiltrates your brain to override your most basic survival instinct? In this episode I talk to Yara Zgheib, author of The Girls at 17 Swann Street and we discuss anorexia, the obsession with perfection and how it was the love she felt for her family that finally pulled her through. Connect with Yara’ on her blog, Aristotle at Afternoon Tea The book: Rainer Maria Rilke’s Letter to a Young Poet

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