Archive for November, 2018

How the Right Relationships Can Help You Heal

Your personal support system consists of a number of relationships. These include your family, friends, doctor, pastor, neighbors, coworkers, boss and many others. They can support you, or they can add to your stress and burdens. An optimal interpersonal environment is made up of more positive relationships than burdensome ones. Those that are healing in […]

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Archive for November, 2018

How to Care For Yourself When Caring For Others

As a caregiver, you spend most of your time thinking of and acting for others. This makes it hard to shift the focus back onto you. It can even feel selfish. Yet self-care is critical to surviving and even more so to thriving. Each time you fly on an airplane, you are told to put […]

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Archive for November, 2018

15 Journaling Exercises to Help You Heal, Grow, and Thrive

Journaling is a way of going on a retreat without leaving your home. Documenting your thoughts with a pen and paper is a way to acknowledge past experiences that may be causing you pain and reintegrating them into your life so they become a part of you. It helps bring order to your deepest thoughts […]

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Archive for November, 2018

How to Make the Most Out of Your Role as a Caregiver

As a caregiver, you have a unique set of needs and great strengths that help you navigate your journey. Caregivers face a constantly evolving role that changes with the health and needs of your loved one. You may deal with false and/or real expectations and feel a roller coaster of emotions associated with them. Being […]

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