Bust Through Overwhelm

Bust Through Overwhelm

“My caregiver mantra is to remember: the only control you have is over the changes you choose to make.” – Nancy L. Kriseman Caring for a parent is not an easy road to travel, but it’s certainly worth every step. It’s one of the best decisions I’ve ever made in my life...
Grief Doesn’t Take a Holiday

Grief Doesn’t Take a Holiday

Grief is an odd process. Just when you think you have a handle on things BAM! It comes back to hit you full force – often from out of nowhere. Miniscule things, like smells and memories, can trigger fresh waves of grief, leaving you reeling and wondering if things...
5 Lessons I Learned from My Mom

5 Lessons I Learned from My Mom

Our life is full of seasons and how we feel about our Mom can change a lot during our lifetime. Do you remember the season when your mom’s kiss held special healing powers? How about those teenage years when you were sure there was just so much about life she...
New Year’s UnResolutions

New Year’s UnResolutions

The New Year has arrived! Which means it’s the season of New Year’s Resolutions!  If you are like me, then it feels like there is no way you can even think about doing one more thing right now?  During my caring season of my dad, I had so much on my plate...
Fear

Fear

Care-giving can get overwhelming.  We often focus on all the things we need to do for self-care but ignore the common negative emotions we experience.   Take Heart Tuesday I share a negative emotion and a strategy to overcome it. Care-giving can get...
Rayna Neises: A Season of Caring

4 Things you need to know as you begin your season of caring

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