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Rest and Restoring in Recovery – by, Intern Anna

Rest and Restoring in Recovery – by, Intern Anna

Intern Anna is back so I can "rest and reset" myself this summer. Here I am checking out a gorgeous labyrinth on Bainbridge Island. You may have seen my recent piece on rest, and now you can get insights from Anna's perspectives on rest during recovery and you can...

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Doing the Grieving When Needed – by, Intern Anna

Doing the Grieving When Needed – by, Intern Anna

Intern Anna shares with family caregivers of those with eating disorders, her insights on grieving. There are so many roles that we as the support person of someone with an eating disorder need to fill. Learning to do our own grieving and giving our loved ones space...

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Freedom from Ed – by, Intern Anna

Freedom from Ed – by, Intern Anna

Even though I'm traveling the world as a digital nomad, I'm still working and am so grateful to Intern Anna for helping me out a couple times a month with my newsletter/blog posts. Today Anna is addressing holidays and eating disorders in hopes that you and your...

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How Do I Fit Self Care into My Schedule? – by Intern Anna

How Do I Fit Self Care into My Schedule? – by Intern Anna

Thank you to our Summer Intern, Anna for sharing her hard earned wisdom on practicing self care in recovery today. ~ Becky How Do I Fit Self Care into My Schedule? - by Intern Anna I’ve been on a journey to implement more self care into my life. It isn’t easyl. Who...

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Fear, Love & Not Enabling – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Fear, Love & Not Enabling – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Fear is a normal response when a loved one is in crisis. Fear can take away our capacity to engage our wise minds and can spiral us into trying to handle what is not ours to handle. The line between being a supportive caregiver or parent, and enabling a family member...

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Fun, Joy & Resilience for Caregivers – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Fun, Joy & Resilience for Caregivers – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

This past week in our caregiver support group we discussed the role of “fun” in the life of a caregiver. We each bring so many beliefs, expectations and perspectives on caregivers having fun amidst a loved one’s health crisis. Since most of us are not trained to be...

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Is Life Like a Box of Chocolates? – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Is Life Like a Box of Chocolates? – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Thank you to Guest Blogger, Coach Bonnie Olson for contributing this poignant post. Life is so challenging for so many folks on so many levels right now, I wanted to bring some encouragement and hope as well as some insights from a centenarian's success in surviving...

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Balancing Recovery with Life – by, Intern Anna

Balancing Recovery with Life – by, Intern Anna

Summer Intern Anna is back! And she's writing for me two times a month this summer! Enjoy her hard earned wisdom as a person in solid recovery! ~ Becky Balancing Recovery with Life - by, Intern Anna Recovery is so hard. I think I underestimated the amount of...

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Social Media and Eating Disorders – by, Intern Anna

Social Media and Eating Disorders – by, Intern Anna

Summer Intern Anna is back! And she's writing for me two times a month this summer! Enjoy her hard earned wisdom as a person in solid recovery! ~ Becky How does social media affect you? - by Intern Anna I’m back again on the topic of social media. This past week in my...

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Hope for Family Caregivers – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Hope for Family Caregivers – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Happy May Day! After a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad April (yes, it was that bad and I know I'm not alone in this), I'm very happy it is May and my intention is that it will be MAHvelous (thank you Billy Crystal for that word). This is my HOPE. Families with...

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Hope in Recovery – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Hope in Recovery – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Celebrating National Month of Hope 🧡 - Finding Hope in Recovery Did you know that April is the National Month of Hope? It serves as the perfect reminder to believe that things will work out, even when it seems like the deck is stacked against you. As I wrote in a...

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LGBTQ+ Youth and Eating Disorders – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

LGBTQ Health Awareness Week Last week, we celebrated the 20th National LGBTQ Health Awareness Week, which intends to promote mental health and trans health awareness for the LGBTQ community as well as professionals within and allies of the community. This year’s theme...

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Being the Change for Eating Disorders – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Being the Change for Eating Disorders – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

“Just Tell Her to Eat a Cheeseburger!" "Well, you know you’re just enabling them right?" "I wish I could become anorexic. I could stand to lose a few pounds." "She is just seeking attention." “Your child doesn’t look like they have an eating disorder.” "It’s not like...

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Stress Antidotes for Caregivers- by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Stress Antidotes for Caregivers- by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Even if you’re not a family caregiver of someone with an eating disorder, life can be pretty stress-filled right now. We can feel so helpless when others are suffering.  There is a way towards having peace and joy even when your loved one is suffering deep in their...

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Being the Change – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Being the Change – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Last week you may have noticed there was no newsletter from me…as part of my plan to increase the access for families to more support, I was leading another training of Eating Disorder Caregiver (EDC) Coaches. I’ll be passing most clients onto these new coaches AND...

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