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
Eva Musby: www.evamusby.co.uk
Support that Eva Musby offers parents: http://evamusby.co.uk/individual-support/
Videos offering practical and emotional tools:
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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