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May 2010 Archives

As we all enjoy a “free” day from work and school to spend time with our families and friends, let’s take a moment to remember and be grateful for the sacrifice that brought us to where we are now. Memorial […]

How long has it been since you’ve done something just for you?  You know, something you really wanted to do…not something you had to do?  I’m willing to bet it’s been a while. In the midst of handling caregiver duties, […]

As the school year comes to an end, it’s a fun time to think about your own school days, and to find out more about how your loved ones experienced life at that time. Here are some caring questions that […]

End of school, graduations, confirmations, weddings…May is a busy month! If rolling extra things into your “regular life” has you feeling frazzled, here’s a ten minute tip that can help to bring balance and control back into your life: (This […]

The life of a caregiver is filled with emotional ups and downs, as well as complete changes of course! It’s a challenging, yet beautiful path to be on.  When life as you know it changes because of an accident, a […]

To create more hopeful feelings in our lives this week, let’s focus on taking a few minutes as soon as we wake up to set our frame of mind.  Before you even get out of bed, take a deep breath,  […]

We’re coming off a Mother’s Day weekend, and I hope that all of you moms had a wonderful time with family and friends.  Being someone who no longer has a mom here on earth, I’m passionate about making sure the […]

A few months ago a woman contacted me asking if I would be willing to help with a charity event that would benefit caregivers.  “Of course!” I said.  Luanne O’Brien is a dance instructor who organizes a local version of Dancing […]

I was so happy to be honored recently with the 2010 Innovations Award for Prevention from Mental Health America for the work I do educating caregivers about how to care for themselves while they’re taking care of others.  May is Mental Health Awareness […]

The people you spend time with have a big impact on how you move through life.  How well do you really know your loved ones? Making time to get to know each other (again) will help you to deepen your […]