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Unhealthy Stress & Habits? Break the Cycle! Episode 87

Do the demands of life and motherhood leave you feeling depleted, frazzled, overwhelmed, and inadequate? Would you like to feel more peace, happiness, and love in your daily life—love for yourself, your family, and your opportunities? If so, join us for this podcast with Rachel Nielson, a young mother who went to counseling for an eating disorder and discovered concrete ways that all mothers can “break the cycle” of unhealthy stress in their lives. Listen in as Rachel and April discuss specific strategies to do the following:      control and reverse negative thoughts, particularly about yourself      acknowledge and feel difficult emotions that you may be avoiding      identify and implement behaviors that will maximize joy and minimize stress in your daily life SHOW NOTES: Click the image below to read the podcast summary: **If you enjoyed this podcast, listen to Part 2, Listening To and Loving your Body through Intuitive Eating. Articles about Controlling Your Thoughts “It Is What It Is” by Rachel Nielson “Thought Replacement Therapy” by Saren Loosli “The Greatest Love of All?” by Allyson Reynolds “The Surprising Way I Confronted My Eating Disorder” by Rachel Nielson Articles about Feeling Your Emotions Riding the Motherhood Waves of Pain and Joy by Saren Loosli Articles and Resources about Implementing Behaviors that Minimize Stress and Maximize Joy Mommy Is A Person by April Perry Mommy’s Quiet Time 101 by April Perry “Mind Organization for Moms” program “Our Deeper Yes” podcast Books and Resources for Overcoming Eating Disorders How Much Does Your Soul Weigh? by Dr. Dorie McCubbrey (Rachel’s counselor) Intuitive Eating by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch  (Ten key principles summarized here) Rachel’s personal blog Rachel loves birthday surprises, summer sunsets, and a handsome man named Ryan.  She taught high school English for five years before deciding to be a stay-at-home mom to their son, Noah Atticus, who was born in August of 2011. His little sister, Sally Grace, arrived in July of 2014.  Rachel and Ryan consider both of their babies to be miracles, as Noah is adopted and Sally was conceived through IVF.  When Rachel is not caring for the littles or picking up the house for the 100th time, she edits for Power of Moms and blogs about motherhood, infertility, adoption, eating disorders, her ridiculously cute children, and the ups and downs of daily life.  Nothing gives her more satisfaction than capturing in words the deepest feelings of her heart.**Thank you, Positive Pathways in Denver, Colorado, for guiding me through my recovery. Dorie, Rebecca, and EA–you changed my life. It is an honor to be able to share with the Power of Moms community some of what you shared with me. Music from Creations by Michael R. Hicks. Audio editing by Christy Elder. Image from Shutterstock with graphics by Julie Finlayson. The post Unhealthy Stress & Habits? Break the Cycle! Episode 87 appeared first on Support for Moms - Power of Moms.

19 Nov 2014

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