This week, we will look at how to balance our thoughts and feelings in a way that makes us more intuitive.
Benefits to using skilled conversation strategies when communicating with caregiving stakeholders: · Reduce stress. · Make difficult decisions. · Communicate more effectively during challenging situations. · Prevent burnout and resentments Overview of what we learned: · When one or more people are very invested, emotions are running high, and the… Continue reading Putting It All Together: Celebrating Success and Anticipating New Journeys
We don’t usually think of grief and loss as something that caregivers face. While it’s not the same as bereavement, it follows the same stages on an ongoing basis. Learn the different stages of grief as they apply to caregivers and the movement from those stages into acceptance, which helps the brain to heal from overwhelm.
Have you missed out on important aspects of your family’s life to tend to your child’s tantrums because it was easier than dealing with the potential fallout? Have you accepted part of the blame for your child’s behaviors? Have you avoided negative issues that should be addressed with appropriate interventions out of fear… Continue reading Boundaries for Caregivers with Special Needs Kids Self-Test
Do you find yourself feeling sad, angry or afraid and don’t know why? OR Are there times when circumstances are sad, scary, or anger-inducing while you find yourself feeling either nothing or you have emotionally distanced yourself from the situation altogether? Do you find yourself jumping to solutions without carefully exploring and considering all… Continue reading That Feeling of Overwhelm