September 3 is the day to acknowledge the special men and those who identify as men, in our lives. Those men who care for, support, protect and provide empathy to a loved one with an eating disorder. Whether they be a father, stepfather, grandfather, older brother, or beautiful friend; men experience helplessness, fear, grief and worry while they watch their loved one battle an eating disorder.
Supporting someone who is experiencing an eating disorder can be stressful, isolating and take a heavy toll on our wellbeing.
Here’s 5 ways the practice of mindfulness can help support you and, in turn help improve the wellbeing of those in your care.
My daughter was diagnosed with anorexia a year ago when she was fifteen years old. She was diagnosed six weeks before Christmas so as Christmas approached we were still in the throes.