Are you helping a friend or family member and feeling mentally, emotionally, and physically exhausted? You are NOT alone! Caregiver burnout and fatigue can happen to you. Read our comprehensive post where we review what you need to know about caregiver burnout and fatigue, including what it is, caregiver burnout symptoms and how to prevent
Being a caregiver can be complicated and challenging! It is not uncommon for caregivers to report increases in anxiety, stress, or depression. This can cause emotional and physical exhaustion, leading to compassion fatigue and caregiver burnout.
We understand – caregiving adds to your commitments and stressors, so we are here to help you.
Our Caregiver Self-Care section is designed to provide useful information to help you care for yourself. Self-care enables you to maintain a healthy relationship with yourself and boost positive feelings, confidence, and self-esteem.
You are worth it!
Read more about caregiver self care below!
FROM THE CAREGIVER SELF-CARE BLOG
Caregivers face complex challenges. Balancing numerous responsibilities can get overwhelming. However, regular self-care for caregivers is vital for your mind, body, and soul. It is one of the most important things you can do for yourself and as a caregiver. In this post we discuss the importance of self-care, what it is, and we
Some people may be familiar with the concept of compassion fatigue but not fully understand all the short and long-term implications. We provide a comprehensive review of compassion fatigue including the definition, symptoms, and compassion fatigue vs caregiver burnout. We also discuss self care tips and how to prevent compassion fatigue and caregiver burnout.
We hear the term stress often, but it is crucial to understand what it is and how it can impact your health. Commonly people ask whether stress can cause things like fever, chest pain, heart disease, allergic reaction, gastrointestinal problems, vertigo, diarrhea, constipation, high blood pressure, hives, rash, heart attack, acne, chest pains, or irregular
Anxiety is a feeling of uneasiness and fear, which may cause you to feel tense, sweat, or have a rapid heartbeat. Sometimes it is a normal stress reaction. For example, you may feel anxious before your first day at a job or before taking a test. However, some people have anxiety that is difficult to
In this post, we discuss mindfulness for beginners, what it is, why it is important, the benefits of mindfulness, and examples of mindfulness. We review mindfulness activities for adults, including meditation, mindful breathing, walking meditation, maintaining a mindfulness journal, mindfulness questions, positive intention for the day, mindfulness affirmations, everyday mindfulness and much more.
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