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Episode 97: Eating Disorders and Imposter Syndrome with Libby

Season 8
Season 8
Episode 97: Eating Disorders and Imposter Syndrome with Libby
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Show Notes

My first guest, Libby, came on to talk about her mental health, eating disorder, and being an athlete. Libby chats about the struggles of transitioning into college, recovering from her eating disorder, and learning to value her accomplishments. 

Key Takeaways: 

[1:39] Why Libby started her podcast 

[5:15] Why I love podcasting

[5:57] Podcasting has helped her realize we all share similar struggles 

[7:00] College was a tough transition

[7:59] Eating disorders being prevalent in women’s athletics 

[9:13] The start of Libby’s eating disorder 

[12:20] Partying and binge drinking 

[14:03] Body standards in sports 

[15:03] Why she got into track, quitting, and starting again

[19:22] Imposter syndrome and downplaying accomplishments 

[24:36] Being taught not to talk about your success 

[29:28] Looking back on old journal entries 

[32:07] The education system changed because of COVID 

[34:28] The workload in college was a tough adjustment 

[39:44] Using a podcast to tell your story 

[42:05] Finding gratitude in your day 

[45:49] Post graduate frenzy and different paths to take 

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