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Quit making last minute plans and changes on us

Quit making last minute plans and changes on us (Episode 72) If you are fed up with people making and changing plans on you at the last minute (or even worse, cancelling), this episode is for you. Join host Kay Coughlin to hear what you can do so that you don’t have...

Grieving your old life

Grieving Your Old Life (Episode 71) Did you know it’s totally normal for family caregivers to feel grief over the way your life used to look? Missing something that’s gone is just grief, and it doesn’t make you a bad person!  Join host in this episode Kay Coughlin to...

“I’ve just gotta get through this day”

"Just gotta get through this day" (Episode 70) Is the saying “I’ve just gotta get through this day” the only thing that’s getting you through most of your days? You’re not alone! Join host Kay Coughlin to find out how to use this very common saying as a clue to get...

Tough love vs. boundaries

Tough love vs. boundaries (Episode 69) Tough love and boundaries. What’s the difference? Does it even matter? There’s room in relationships for both boundaries and tough love. It’s really about knowing what makes them different, and knowing which one to use when. As...

When people only see you as a caregiver

When people only see you as a caregiver (Episode 68) Do you ever feel like other people only see you as a caregiver? Does it feel like they’ve forgotten about all the other things that are important to you, too? In this episode, your host Kay Coughlin names this for...

When family won’t cooperate

When family won't cooperate (Episode 67) What do you do if you’re a person with family caregiver responsibilities - and your family refuses to cooperate with what you want and need? And what if the person who refuses to cooperate is the person you care for? That’s...

Self-Compassion

Self-Compassion (Episode 66) Join host Kay Coughlin in this episode to learn what self-compassion really is and how it can change your life for the better. If you think self-compassion is a practice that will make you weak and passive, you couldn’t be farther from the...

Beliefs about taking care of yourself

Beliefs about taking care of yourself (Episode 65) What do you believe about taking care of yourself right now? That’s going to show up in the way you take care of yourself (or not). Join Kay Coughlin for this episode about how to notice the beliefs and thoughts that...

How to stop listening to judging voices

How to stop listening to judging voices (Episode 64) In this episode, host Kay Coughlin talks about how judging voices don’t have to control your life any more. Whether the judging is coming from somebody else or from your own mind, you have a choice about how much...

How to reduce your stress

How to reduce your stress (Episode 63) Feeling stress is a normal human experience. If you’re tired of hearing unhelpful advice about how to manage it, listen as Kay Coughlin gives you practical, truly useful tips. Learn more about all of this work at...