What if judgment had no power over you? (Episode 27) Can you imagine what your life might look like if the judgment all around you wasn’t such a big deal? Judgment is really a big and painful part of life as a family caregiver, and of course it’s all around us in all...
The story family caregivers are "supposed to" live (Episode 26) There are powerful stereotypes that family caregivers inherit when we agree to become caregivers. These stereotypes exist whether or not we know it - and certainly, we don’t realize how strong they are...
Encouraging messages for family caregivers.
Given how high emotions are running, 2020 will be a great year to figure out how to stay close and connected during the holidays, even when you can’t do things the way you want. If you want to have a more peaceful and connected and less disappointing holiday season, here are five important things you can choose NOT to do this year.
How do you help caregivers at work, even when you know very little about their life beyond the office?
We make excuses for colleagues and family members more often than we realize. Disqualifying someone because they might get defensive or…
Three little words that can make all the difference if you are overwhelmed by emotions of family members.
Caregivers and parents: feeling overwhelmed by all the emotions of sheltering in place with your family?
Caregivers and parents feeling overwhelmed by living under stay-at-home orders: get some relief from the overload!
I use some of my favorite building block toys to illustrate how to reduce the overwhelm you’re feeling