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Self-Care Is Not An Indulgence. It’s A Discipline. By Tami Forman

Self-Care Is Not An Indulgence. It’s A Discipline. Tami Forman Dec 13, 2017,11:40am EST The way self-care is portrayed today is completely and utterly backward. First, self-care as a concept is almost exclusively aimed at women (generally wealthy white women who can afford the goods and services that get marketed to them as self-care). The… Read More Self-Care Is Not An Indulgence. It’s A Discipline. By Tami Forman

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Dementia, Caregiving, and Controlling Frustration By Family Caregiver Alliance

Dementia, Caregiving, and Controlling Frustration By Family Caregiver Alliance The Stresses of Caregiving Caring for an individual with Alzheimerʼs disease or a related dementia can be challenging and, at times, overwhelming. Frustration is a normal and valid emotional response to many of the difficulties of being a caregiver. While some irritation may be part of… Read More Dementia, Caregiving, and Controlling Frustration By Family Caregiver Alliance

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How To Take Care Of Yourself When Your Parent Is Dying by Nicole Pajer

How To Take Care Of Yourself When Your Parent Is Dying These methods will help you practice self-care while being a caregiver for a parent with a terminal diagnosis. By Nicole Pajer 07/29/2019 05:45am EDT Losing a parent feels insurmountable at any age. Our series helps you face it ― from the practical logistics to the… Read More How To Take Care Of Yourself When Your Parent Is Dying by Nicole Pajer

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11 Things You Don’t Owe Anyone — Period By ELIZABETH ENOCHS 1/9/17

  11 Things You Don’t Owe Anyone — Period By ELIZABETH ENOCHS Jan 9 2017 No matter who you are or where you grew up, almost all of us are conditioned from childhood to believe that it’s impolite to refuse to give what is expected of us. Whether it’s our time, our bodies, our smiles, our… Read More 11 Things You Don’t Owe Anyone — Period By ELIZABETH ENOCHS 1/9/17

Inspiring and Informational Videos

Video: Why We All Need to Practice Emotional First-Aid By Guy Winch

We’ll go to the doctor when we feel flu-ish or a nagging pain. So why don’t we see a health professional when we feel emotional pain: guilt, loss, loneliness? Too many of us deal with common psychological-health issues on our own, says Guy Winch. But we don’t have to. He makes a compelling case to… Read More Video: Why We All Need to Practice Emotional First-Aid By Guy Winch

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Why Self-Compassion Beats Self-Confidence By Kristin Wong, Two Paths Integrative Wellness LLC, Farmington Hills MI 48334

www.nytimes.com By Kristin Wong Dec. 28, 2017 “Be more confident,” a friend once told me as we made the rounds at a swanky networking event where I felt terribly out of place. Faking confidence is easy: I pulled my shoulders back and spoke louder and with more assertiveness. Like many soft-spoken, mild-mannered people, I’ve spent a… Read More Why Self-Compassion Beats Self-Confidence By Kristin Wong, Two Paths Integrative Wellness LLC, Farmington Hills MI 48334