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


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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About Tabitha Farrar

I work as Head of Marketing for a software startup in Boulder. As a recovered Anorexia sufferer, I advocate for proper understanding of eating disorders in my spare time. On that note, I wrote a book about my own journey into eating again called Love Fat.

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