Overwhelmed by Crisis and Struggle Out in the World? Empowering, In-The-Moment Self-Care Practices to Keep You Strong

As summer winds down and everyone’s fall schedules pick up speed, caregivers – who may not have gotten much true vacation time – must return to “normal” operating mode: constant and intense activity, plus the stress of being responsible for one or more loved ones. Add...

Making Changes in Holiday Family Care Arrangements Isn’t Easy – So Don’t Give Up if the First Try is a Little Bumpy!

Here’s a heart-tugging Reader’s Question ffffff got this week: I had a pop quiz this past week… with the holidays and all, I saw your article about bringing parents to family gatherings, and it resonated… For the past couple of years I have struggled with bringing my...

5 Daily Commitments You Must Make to Yourself When Caring for a Family Member

If you’ve recently become a caregiver (perhaps unexpectedly!), and especially if it involves caring for a member of your family, I hope you found my last blog post helpful. In it I suggested the steps to take first to orient yourself in your new role so you won’t feel...