Episode 93: Active Listening – A Win in Every Way (Week 38 in BA)

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By Connie Stapleton, Ph.D. and Connie Stapleton. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Active listening is yet another healthy, assertive communication skill. But it is way more than that in terms of your bariatric journey. Actively listening - to yourself and how you communicate with yourself - can actually prevent you from being stuck in a vicious cycle of unhealthy emotional eating. Learning to listen to, and change negative self-talk into healthy, compassionate self-talk will also help you maintain a healthy weight. Active listening is also critical in the health of relationships with other people. Having solid, trusting relationships with others is essential! You want and need positive support throughout your weight loss journey and active listeners have healthier relationships. Listen in and learn more!

Be sure to go to www.bariaftercare.com and sign up so you can hear the second part of BariAftercare’s Communication Styles and Your Weight. Now, let’s get started!

Resources:
Active Listening: The Art of Empathic Conversation
Listen to your body while eating to lose weight: Here’s how
Developing Listening Skills
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