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. Because reclaiming some time is one of the fastest ways to start taking better care of yourself. As always, no judgment, no guilt,...

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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 mother, full-time, for 3 years. She shares her real-world thoughts on what caregivers really need while they are in their...

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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 business coaching with Kay here: FacilitatorOnFire.net/Coaching/ Get the Boundaries Playlist here:...

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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 to reduce your load this season. As always, no judgment, no guilt, and no pressure. Get the Boundaries Playlist here:...

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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 and then deciding in advance what your boundaries are. As always, no judgment, no guilt and no pressure! Find Kay's Sources...

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Kate Washington – On Caregiving and Burnout, part two

Kate Washington: On Caregiving & Burnout, part two (Episode 92) Join host Kay Coughlin for part two of her conversation with Kate Washington, author of Already Toast: Caregiving and Burnout in America. Kay and Kate talk about what if really feels like to be invisible, the conflicting emotions of asking for help, and how healing it is to be seen again. Find part one of the conversation...

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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 family caregiver and why caregiver isolation is such a problem in our culture. As always, no judgment, no pressure and  no guilt! ...

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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. Boundaries (69)The Art of Saying No (75)Kind People Say No, Too (79)"Do I Have to Let My In-Laws Move In?" (81)Reducing Holiday Stress,...

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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 explore this radical way of looking at forgiveness that could free you from a lifetime of emotional baggage. As always, no...

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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 judgment, no guilt and no pressure. As always, you can expect real talk with no judgment, no guilt and no pressure! Listen to part...

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