Tag: self-care

Caregiving, Self-Care, and Staying Connected

Caregiving, Self-Care, and Staying Connected
One of the most brutal effects of this past winter has been its effect on my caregiving and my own self-care…and nearly cost me my sense of connection with others. It may sound obvious, but one of the critical issues facing adult caregivers is the balance of caring for a family member and maintaining their... Read more »

Sleep, Self-Care & The Social Change Agent

As I write this, I’m taking care of my mother’s cat – she’s off for a sleep study. (It’s part of her post-transplant self-care plan). Normally, on a night like this, I am used to pushing myself, burning the midnight oil until there’s nothing left but a few burnt cinders. As a former nonprofit professional... Read more »