Small Ways to Find Joy

24. February 2016 Self Care 0
Small Ways to Find Joy
  Bring Joy to Your Week to Practice Self-Care   I recently attended a workshop on mindfulness, which is something I have been trying to incorporate into my life, but admittedly, have struggled with. There have been several research studies that prove the impact of mindfulness practices on everything from depression relief, a reduction in ...

How to Keep the Parent/Child Bond as a Caregiver

*This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive compensation if you make a purchase using this link.   As your roles are reversed and you suddenly become the caregiver to someone who was once your caregiver, it may become difficult to relate and find the right balance. You may jump in like you were ...

8 Things Happy People Do

17. February 2016 Self Care 4
Tips To Have A Positive Outlook     Have you been in a winter slump? We were supposed to have a rainy winter this year, but sadly, the rain hasn’t quite hit California yet, so while I know we are very lucky weather-wise, the rest of the country is struggling.   Being in cold, damp ...

Combatting Loneliness in Seniors

Loneliness Causes Physical And Mental Health Issues       While worrying about your parents’ social connections doesn’t seem like it should be at the top of your list of concerns, it actually is so much more important that we realize. Did you know that feelings of loneliness can negatively affect both physical and mental ...

How Seniors Can Maximize Their Time With Doctors

Don’t Waste Time At Medical Appointments       As doctors get more and more busy, it is important to go into your appointment prepared so that you make sure all of your concerns are addressed. Most medical appointments are booked in 15 minute increments-sometimes even less-so going in unprepared can cost you, health-wise.   ...