#3 Mistake Caregiver’s Make NOT Taking Care of Themselves

…It’s Easier to Distance Yourself from Family and Friends…

Sometimes you are so focused on catching all the balls you miss the important safe people in your home and people who visit you!

You’ve got to get the meals

You’ve got to get the medication

You’ve got to get the cleaning

You’ve got the washing

You’ve got to calm your Loved One

You’ve got to bathe & dress your Loved One

You’ve got to have a shower and get dressed to!

You’ve got to take the prescriptions to the chemist before you run out!

You’ve got to make sure your Loved One is safe!

You’ve got to organise, helpers

You’ve got to plan outings

You’ve got to ____________________ (insert the other important things you need to do today)

And then on top of your To-Do-List…

You get people who need you to sign this form or complete this letter.

You have people who want to talk with you for assessments.

You need to talk with people about your Loved Ones condition.

And sometimes in the middle of your busyness…

You realised you haven’t spoken with your partner/kids/parents or your extended family or friends for it seems like forever?

Sometimes you wonder what to even say to them…

Been busy? – Missing Connection…?

Yes, what have you been doing?

Caring for your Loved One…

Sometimes You almost feel like a robot.

Life gets to be automatic…

Your so busy doing…

It’s ok you are really human.

Critical Action Step #3

What is one thing you can do today to transform from being a human doing to a human being?

What is one thing you can do to connect with family or friend?

What is one thing you can experience today?

Touch an ocean, See the sunshine, feel the rain?

Chat with a friend – Dare to experience life today!

You are a human-being…

You are not a human-doing…

Sometimes you just have to stop…

So you can take time to share a story,

To laugh at a joke or

Sell a flower,

To read your favourite book,

To Love,

To Learn,

To Live!

To experience life.

To Connect with People!

Critical Action Step #3

What is one thing you can do today to transform from being a human doing to a human being?

What is one thing you can do to connect with family or friend?

What is one thing you can experience today?

Touch an ocean, See the sunshine, feel the rain?

Chat with a friend – Dare to experience life today!

 

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