Why it’s so hard to let people help

Join the community to talk about Boundaries (free) 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, sleep and so many...
How to Feel Better as a Caregiver

How to Feel Better as a Caregiver

Join the community to talk about Boundaries (free) 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 time or energy,...
January Encouragement for Caregivers 2021

January Encouragement for Caregivers 2021

Sign up to receive the email series Listen to the podcast Links to read the encouraging email messages will be posted here after the emails are sent, beginning January 1, 2021. Message One: Encouragement and What’s Possible Message Two: When Positivity Feels...
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 Register for next webinar on Human Giver Syndrome 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...
When emotions of family members are overwhelming

When emotions of family members are overwhelming

Caregivers and parents: are the emotions of your family members overwhelming you?  If so, please know you can begin to reduce that overwhelm with three little words! In this short video (it’s less than 4 minutes!), I will show you a sequence of three tiny words...
How not to be overwhelmed by your thoughts and feelings

How not to be overwhelmed by your thoughts and feelings

Caregivers and parents feeling overwhelmed by stay-at-home orders: are your emotions overloading you? If so, please know you can begin to reduce that overwhelm! In this short video, I help you see what’s really going on in your head. Understanding the connection...
Deflate Overwhelm Part 2 (video)

Deflate Overwhelm Part 2 (video)

Caregivers and parents feeling overwhelmed by stay-at-home orders: are you too overloaded to try to sort out what’s going on around you? Watch as I use some of my favorite building block toys to illustrate how we can begin to reduce that overwhelm. In this...
Deflate Overwhelm Video Part 1

Deflate Overwhelm Video Part 1

Caregivers and parents feeling overwhelmed by stay-at-home orders, you don’t have to be the victim of overwhelm. Watch as I use some of my favorite building block toys to illustrate how we can begin to deflate that overwhelm so many of us are feeling right now....