Episode 23

Actress Christina DeRosa (Black-ish, Bad Moms, Jane the Virgin) may be piccolina, but her heart and passion for serving others are far from small. Having endured a career-ending injury and a dark battle with eating disorders, these days she follows the "gratitude is the best attitude" to relish all that life has to offer. Christina also chats with Ed and Rachelle about experimenting with cleanses, learning from Italy's slow food movement, and redefining the idea of the suffering artist.

 

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LESSONS FROM CHRISTINA:

1. Sometimes you have to change your dream. But have faith that it'll work out.

2. Diversify. Take responsibility for your career.

3.  There are plenty of ways to give back.

4. Gratitude is the best attitude.

 

TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE:

Follow Christina on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook

Christina's work on TV shows & films

History of Italy's slow food movement

Terrapass - reduce your carbon footprint

Watch Christina on Black-ish

Natalie Portman (aka Natalie Hershlag)

"Break a leg!" (but not literally!)

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) - resources for recovery

How to help someone with an eating disorder

Louise Hay

Wayne Dyer

Mary Morrissey

HuffPost asks, is the tortured artist just a myth?

Ed's not-so-ideal heroes James DeanRichard BurtonPeter O'Toole

Ed's later-in-life heroes Jimmy Stewart, Gloria Swanson

Face Forward - providing emotional & reconstructive surgical support for domestic violence survivors

Dr. David Alessi

EWG's list of produce with the most pesticides

Parasite cleanse, liver cleanse

Optimum Health Institute

Campus Caller, written by Paul Brady

 

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