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Reclaim Your Time

Reclaim Your Time (Episode 97) How do you reclaim some time for yourself when it means making some changes, and when there are people who are going to be unhappy with you for doing it? That’s what host Kay Coughlin is talking about in this episode of the podcast....

Kandis Draw – Real Life as a Caregiver

Kandis Draw - Real Life as a Caregiver (Episode 96) Join host Kay Coughlin and Kandis Draw, contributor to Caregiving.com and a member of the Illinois State Commission for Gynecological Cancers. Kandis talks about what it was like as a 30-year old to care for her...

Priorities, Boundaries and New Seasons

Priorities, Boundaries and New Seasons (Episode 95) In this episode, host Kay Coughlin talks about how setting boundaries is a two-for-one deal: when you set boundaries, you’re also setting priorities. As always, no judgment, no guilt, and no pressure. Learn about...

Fatigued by the Holidays?

Fatigued by the Holidays? (Episode 94) The holidays are more exhausting for some people. If you’re one of those people, this episode is for you. Join host Kay Coughlin as she talks about how to use your fatigue as a tool to help you figure out what you need right now...

Q&A: “My kids won’t help me!”

Q&A: "My kids won't help me!" (Episode 93) In this episode, host Kay Coughlin answers a question that comes up a lot in families, “Why won’t my adult kids help with anything over the holidays?” Listen as Kay shares how the solution starts with setting expectations...

Kate Washington: On Caregiving & Burnout, part one

Kate Washington: On Caregiving & Burnout, part one (Episode 91) Join host Kay Coughlin for part one of her interview with Kate Washington, author of “Already Toast: Caregiving and Burnout in America.” Kay and Kate talk about what it’s like to feel erased as a...

Boundaries Episodes Playlist

Playlist: Podcast Episodes on Boundaries (From One Caregiver to Another podcast)You Are Allowed to Set Boundaries (33)Boundaries and Guilt, Parts One and Two (49 & 50)Ten New Thoughts for Family Caregivers (59)How to Reduce Your Stress (63)Tough Love vs....

Separating Forgiveness and Reconciliation

Separating Forgiveness and Reconciliation (Episode 90) “Forgive and forget.” Who hasn’t heard that a million times? The thing is, forgiveness is a complete act. Turns out, you don’t have to forget or reconcile after you forgive somebody. Join host Kay Coughlin to...

Reducing Holiday Stress, part two

Reducing Holiday Stress, part two (Episode 89) In this episode, which is part two of “Reducing Holiday Stress,” host Kay Coughlin gives you the exact words to use so you can communicate your boundaries in three common stressful holiday situations. As always, no...