Motivation and Inspiration for Caregivers

Motivation and Inspiration for Caregivers
Roundup of My Favorite Inspirational Quotes for Caregivers   Sometimes, when life gets tough, it can help to read inspirational or motivational quotes. They don’t necessarily fix things, but they can help put things into perspective. If you need a pick me up, check out some of my favorite quotes that can apply to caregivers. ...

Caregiver Inspiration and Motivation

Positive Points in Caregiving   As a caregiver, you give so much of yourself to others. It can be overwhelming and stressful and challenging, but there are bright spots. Not everyone can give so completely of themselves to help others. You get to spend extra time with a loved one who needs you. You will ...

Octogenarians Shaking Things Up

    We always focus on what is lost as we age, so I thought I’d do a fun post on octogenarians who are shaking things up, doing cool things. Instead of focusing on what is lost, let’s all focus on what we can do as we age.   I try to remind myself of ...

Thursday Inspiration

I am blessed to have an amazing family, full of parents, siblings, aunts, uncles and cousins who are all loving and would move mountains for me. I say I am blessed because I know that not everyone is so fortunate. That doesn’t mean that people who don’t have a traditional, loving family are destined to ...

Thursday Inspiration

My rheumatologist was telling me about a patient who had just left her office who is angry at the world because he is struggling with his condition. She had shared an article on the importance of sleep with chronic conditions and he wrote “moron” over the author’s name because what could the author possibly know ...

Thursday Inspiration

I spent the day at the doctor with a former client, who is now a close friend. She is 92 years old and one of the strongest women I know. Because of her age, and the fact that she is always dressed to the 9s, people in the waiting room kept coming over to tell ...

Thursday Inspiration

No need for an explanation. Without love, life isn’t complete. I used to think that as long as you have your health, life is good…until my health was no longer a given. I now realize that the love from my family is really what gets me through the day. I may have a day where ...

Thursday Inspiration

I have found myself guilty of not heeding this advice on more than one occasion. “If I can just make it to Saturday, I’ll do something fun with my kids…I don’t have time to call my friend now, but maybe over the weekend.” The thing is, life still happens Monday through Friday, even if we ...

Thursday Inspiration

At the beginning of this year, I had to make a major life decision about whether or not to close down my business. My business was my baby. I had been laboring over it for seven years, operating at a significant loss. I loved my employees and had clients who had been an important part ...