Speedy Self-Care for Caregivers

27. September 2017 Self Care 0
Speedy Self-Care for Caregivers
Super Quick Self-Care Caregivers Can Do At Home   There is no question that caregivers are among the busiest people around. I’d venture to say, even busier than a new mom caring for a newborn. The difference is, new parents usually have a lot of people jumping in to help or provide meals during that ...

A Look At The Positives Of Caregiving

A Look At The Positives Of Caregiving
  Stepping Away From Caregiving Challenges To Focus On The Positives   As you know, my main focus is to provide resources and tips for caregivers new and old. Many times, I focus on finding solutions to caregiving challenges or helping caregivers find ways to care for themselves. While caregiving can be challenging, there are ...

Top 10 Wellness Practices for Busy Caregivers

Top 10 Wellness Practices for Busy Caregivers
10 Simple Ways to Fit Wellness into Your Day   If you are a caregiver, you’re a busy person. Between caring for a loved one and handling the basics of managing two adult households or lives, there isn’t a lot of time to fit in wellness. If you are struggling with maintaining your health and ...

Self-Care Tools for Caregivers

Self-Care Tools for Caregivers
  Simple Self-Care Tools to Have on Hand When You Need Them I know, I keep harping on the importance of self-care. The thing is, I know caregivers need the reminders, just like I need the reminders. I keep putting self-care on my calendar and weekly to do list and I still only successfully practice ...

Realistic Solutions for Caregiver Burnout

Realistic Solutions for Caregiver Burnout
  How to Handle Caregiver Burnout When You Can’t Run Away   Most caregivers are in it for the long haul. The average time someone spends as a caregiver for a loved one can be between 5 and 10 years. That’s a really long time to spend putting the needs of someone else above your ...

A Caregiver’s Guide To Daily Self-Care

12. April 2017 Self Care 18
A Caregiver’s Guide To Daily Self-Care
  How to Fit Self-Care in Your Day Without Stressing Yourself Out   Caregivers hear it all the time. “You need to take care of yourself.” “Don’t forget to care for yourself.” And on and on and on. The problem is, your day is already packed tight. How do you fit self-care into your day ...

10 Things Caregivers Can Do to Brighten Their Day

10 Things Caregivers Can Do to Brighten Their Day
  10 Ways for Caregivers to Fix a Bad Day   Caregiving is challenging. Caring for an adult is physically and emotionally demanding. Even the best days are hard. While rationally, you know that you are not a caregiver for the glory, but because you love the person you’re caring for, it is still draining. ...

Make Self-Care a Caregiving Priority

13. January 2017 Self Care 0
Make Self-Care a Caregiving Priority
Put Yourself at the Top of your Caregiving To Do List   I know, I know. Your caregiver to do list is already really long and there is no time to care for yourself. You already care for the needs of your caree and your own family. How can you possibly fit self-care into your ...

Small Ways to Care for the Caregiver

21. November 2016 Self Care 0
How to Practice Health Self-Care With Minimal Effort       Caring for others can be detrimental to your health. As you manage the needs of others, caregivers tend to drop the ball on their own needs. There are only 24 hours in the day and at least 8 of those hours are spent sleeping. ...