The course I’ve built for caregivers, Overwhelmed to Overjoyed: Caregiver Transformation through Self-Care (or O-2-O for short), covers the five essential self-care skills that all of us need to embrace and practice in our everyday lives. Life is challenging, but caregiving makes it even more difficult (for most caregivers) and when those stressors begin to […]
While this is persistently a true statement, today I need your help in a particular way. If you receive this blog every Monday, you’re one of my “regulars” and I appreciate you just for that! Here’s what I know to be true about you: Roughly 55% of you open my blog when you receive it,
If I hear anything consistently from my clients, it is that they are exhausted. It isn’t always from the physical labor of caring for the people in their lives, sometimes it is just from the emotional work of always being “on” – a hypervigilant state.
I’ve been reading a lot lately on the construct of the samskara – the word samskara comes from the Sanskrit sam (complete or joined together) and kara (action, cause, or doing). In a simple word, this term neatly explains why we get stuck in a rut, paralyzed by our old patterns, and feel unable to move forward, despite our best intentions.
We all know the adage, be that change – live it, demonstrate it, exemplify it in your own world – in order to manifest it in the larger world around you. Easier said than done.
What do you know for sure? What’s so true to you that it sits at your core and guides your thinking, your direction, and your choices in life? What’s so much a part of your understanding of life that you want, and maybe need to share it?