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February 26, 2017  

Eva Musby on The Surprising Truth about Care for Parents and Partners

February 26, 2017
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In this podcast Tabitha has the pleasure of chatting with parent advocate and coach Eva Musby. We talk about:

  • Nonviolent communication skills
  • Exhaustion, shame, regrets, and how to deal with these normal emotions
  • How kindness can heal for all parties involved
  • Origins of stress for parents of people with eating disorders
  • Types of stress and how eating disorder play into them
  • How to really not take rebuttal, hate, and withdrawal personally
  • Setting up for the long haul – as eating disorders can take years to treat
  • Nurturing friendships, mindfulness, living with joy to enable you to stay in it for the long haul.
  • Self compassion vs self esteem — and why you need both!
  • Why you need to take time out – and how to do it!
  • Action! How taking action can relieve stress for parents and caregiver.
  • The importance of getting support

Links:

Eva Musby: www.evamusby.co.uk
Support that Eva Musby offers parents: http://evamusby.co.uk/individual-support/
Videos offering practical and emotional tools:
FaceBook Links
Twitter is @evamusby
Resources mentioned in the podcast:
Laura Collins’ resources about parents not causing eating disorders:
Kristin Neff’s TED talk “The space between self-esteem and self-compassion” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvtZBUSplr4

 

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