How to dare to live your own life

Get the guide: Human Giver Syndrome How to dare to live your own life (Episode 39) When you’re a caregiver, it can be really hard to remember that you’ve got a life of your own, too. But how do you learn what you really want and figure out a way to dare to live it?...
The difference between therapy and coaching

The difference between therapy and coaching

Get the guide: "7 Costly Habits of Human Giver Syndrome" The difference between therapy and coaching (Episode 37) In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, listen to this episode to learn the difference between therapy and coaching. Kay Coughlin talks about...
Why change is hard

Why change is hard

Download "7 Costly Habits of Human Giver Syndrome" guide Why it’s so hard to change – your brain can be such a jerk! (Episode 36) In this episode, Kay Coughlin talks about our brains acting like jerks about change! But why does it happen? Listen...

You are allowed to have boundaries

Sign up for "From One Caregiver to Another" notifications You are allowed to have boundaries (Episode 33) Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro when it comes to boundaries, it’s easy to believe that boundaries are great in every situation…except...

Why it’s so hard to let people help

Sign up for "From One Caregiver to Another" notifications Why it’s so hard to let people help (Episode 32) Why in the world is it so hard to let people help us? Rejecting help when people offer it is a habit that drains us of precious energy, time,...
How to Feel Better as a Caregiver

How to Feel Better as a Caregiver

Sign up for "From One Caregiver to Another" notifications How to Feel Better as a Caregiver (Episode 30) In this episode, Kay Coughlin talks about how to feel better as a family caregiver right away. It might surprise you, because it doesn’t require a lot of...
5 Things NOT To Do During 2020 Holidays

5 Things NOT To Do During 2020 Holidays

Charles Deluvio on unsplash.com From the family caregiver’s perspective. Ever since I assumed the role of caregiver, my husband, our two boys and I have opted out of my family’s traditional American Thanksgiving celebration. As caregivers, we are on call and in...
7 Ways to Support Caregivers at Work

7 Ways to Support Caregivers at Work

Charles Deluvio on unsplash.com Being a family caregiver is a complicated lifestyle. In many ways, I find it to be far more complex than even parenting, and sometimes it’s far more demanding, too. It’s also very difficult to describe to colleagues. And,...
Stop making excuses for people (less than 100 words)

Stop making excuses for people (less than 100 words)

We make excuses for colleagues and family members more often than we realize. Disqualifying someone because they might get defensive, “can’t” meet deadlines, have a certain skin color or are too old/too young is just an excuse. It causes distrust,...