Finding Strength in Stillness

Finding Strength in Stillness

In a world that constantly pushes us towards action and productivity, it’s revolutionary to discover the power that lies in stillness. As caregivers, we’re often caught in a whirlwind of tasks and emotional labor, but it’s in the quiet moments that...
Top Ten Warning Signs of Stress

Top Ten Warning Signs of Stress

For all its bad reputation, stress isn’t necessarily a negative thing. It’s a response from your body to changes in your life. “Good” things can cause stress as frequently as “bad.” The stress created by getting a new job, increased responsibilities in caring for a...
Patience a Calm Acceptance

Patience a Calm Acceptance

Caregiving for my dad was a special season in my life. It was filled with challenges, heartaches, laughter, joy and faith growing season in my life. Since you are still in your caring season you might not use these words to discribe your life right now, but I am...
Self-Care: Becoming Your Own Best Friend

Self-Care: Becoming Your Own Best Friend

Need someone to work extra days? Ask me. Someone who’ll clean up the place because we’ve scheduled an open house? Sure. I’ll even bring the cleaning supplies. Need someone to baby-sit your kids while you go away for a weekend? I’ll do it. Stay late? Cook extra? Loan...
Embracing Conflict

Embracing Conflict

At Beth and Jim’s house, the dining room had become a war zone. Exhausted after a long day of work, all they wanted was to find some comfort from each other. Instead, an argument about household chores had escalated into a full-blown yelling match. Conflict shows up...
Rayna Neises: A Season of Caring