Why is Self Love Needed for Caregivers? – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Why is Self Love Needed for Caregivers? – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

What is self love? Why is it important while caregiving a loved one with an eating disorder? How do we practice self love? WHAT IS SELF LOVE? This week I learned of a school district in Mississippi that sent home a letter with middle school students informing them and...
Coping with Holiday Body Image Challenges – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Coping with Holiday Body Image Challenges – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Toward the end of each  year we see even more messaging than usual that we should be afraid of how we look and we should “manage” our holiday foods and therefore, our  size or our lives will be a disaster. Even when we have learned about Health At Every Size (HAES)...
Letting Go of “Shoulds” During December – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Letting Go of “Shoulds” During December – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

The month of December can become very busy with holidays and year end duties no matter what/if any holidays you observe. Whether you have parties or gifts or family gatherings as part of your traditions, it can become a lot of pressure and we can fall into “shoulding”...
Holidays and Caregiving – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Holidays and Caregiving – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

How do we support a loved one in eating disorder recovery when a holiday is as focused on food as some traditional Thanksgiving celebrations have become? Previously, I have offered up the possibility of simply skipping a holiday that makes being in treatment for an...
Managing Expectations as a Family Caregiver – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Managing Expectations as a Family Caregiver – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

In planning for this big two year travel adventure (aka: being nomads) I had the expectation of myself that my weekly newsletter would get written last week in the midst of packing and getting on the road…well that didn’t happen. We all hold expectations for so...
Prioritizing Priorities; 3 Life Rings for Caregivers – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Prioritizing Priorities; 3 Life Rings for Caregivers – by, Becky Henry, CPCC

Some weeks the topic for this newsletter just shows up and other weeks my brain is scrambled eggs and nothing is bubbling to the top… I had a great night’s sleep (9 amazing hours!) and have been practicing massive self care and trying to balance; work, joyful...