Is there something in the air today? Find out more about the conversation around quitting and learn one of my dirty little secrets.
So much compassion goes into being a caregiver. But when you take on this role without setting healthy boundaries the cost can be your own health and well being. It can also result in caregiver burnout. What you can do be there for as long as you’re needed.
What is it that if you cleared it out today would help you feel like you had lightened your load?
The statistics on the negative impact caregiving has on the caregiver are astounding. Time to bring awareness to this ever-growing issue and make some changes.
For cancer survivors and caregivers, there are many issues and situations that would seem very worthy of worry. But if worry causing stress, anxiety, loss of sleep and low energy, it isn’t serving your best interests.
It is we as human beings who give meaning to anniversaries and days like Mother’s Day. They are man-made, conjured up with the good intent of honoring a special person or event in our lives. Therefore, we also have the power to choose how we experience them.
Link to part one of a three part series on caregiving tips.
In calendar terms, a decade is a long time to have our military hunting down a man. It is a long time for those who lost loved ones on 9/11 and for the family members of military who gave their lives to hopefully end a reign of terror. And yet, in so many ways when we lose those we love, time doesn’t necessarily add up in the same way.
Imagine if the pilot of a plane almost made the runway…or a fireman almost put out the fire…or you put almost all the necessary energy into healing from cancer or caring for a loved one with cancer? In my world, almost is never good enough.
Shakespeare knew what he was doing when he employed the device of the foil. It is a gift we can use in modern times as it is a device that can give us a reflection of our world. It is like the contrast of light and dark or night and day. Without one, we do not have the other.