3 Caregiving Expenses No One Talks About
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3 Caregiving Expenses No One Talks About

It is well-known that caregiving takes an emotional toll, and it can be physically demanding as well. Sometimes the shift to become a caregiver is carefully planned for as the health of a spouse or parent declines. In other situations the shift is sudden, such as when a person falls or experiences an unexpected health…

Discover Ways to Reduce Worries
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Discover Ways to Reduce Worries

There are many reasons why people worry. They may be concerned that people don’t like them, or they may find themselves ruminating on a situation that is far in the past. To reduce worries, it is important to recognise that stress connected to things you can’t control can rob you of life joy.  If you…

Depression In Caregivers – What to Look Out For
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Depression In Caregivers – What to Look Out For

Many caregivers are so busy taking care of the needs of their loved ones or clients they neglect taking care of themselves. And self-care goes beyond physical health as well. Depression in caregivers is common, and if individuals fail to nurture themselves they may not be able to care for others. If you’re a caregiver,…

Stunning Views Can Improve Your Wellbeing
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Stunning Views Can Improve Your Wellbeing

Plenty of research has illustrated the benefits of people spending time in nature. For instance, paying attention to beautiful views can improve your wellbeing as experiencing natural environments has been connected to less stress and a reduction in symptoms of anxiety and depression. Additionally, individuals report improved sleep and a release of worries.  While one…

How to Relax the Nerves in a New Way – Visualization
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How to Relax the Nerves in a New Way – Visualization

You are likely familiar with the advice that you need to breathe in order to relax. Your support system may also tell you to take a walk. They will tell you to focus on the positive. While all of these suggestions are helpful, they aren’t always enough.  If you’ve tried these ways to relax and…

Why People Tell You What to Do Now
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Why People Tell You What to Do Now

It can be frustrating to be lectured. After all, you may have a routine you’ve enjoyed for years and be wondering why people tell you what to do now. Nobody wants to hear someone telling you they have a better idea of how you should be living your life.  This strain can exist between older…

When You Feel Defeated Caring for an Older Loved One
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When You Feel Defeated Caring for an Older Loved One

Caring for an older loved one can be difficult. You may not always know what to do, how to do it, or where to turn. If you’re feeling as though you’re just at your wit’s end, know there are ways to feel better. Talking through problems with a personal counselor and developing a new perspective…

Why Depression Can Develop In Midlife
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Why Depression Can Develop In Midlife

When people think of depression, they often think of mood disorders that begin in early adulthood. While it is true that individuals in their teens and 20s may be diagnosed with depression and have to learn how to live while navigating mental health issues, there are also older adults who struggle in connection to losses,…

The Easiest Way to Access the Support You Need
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The Easiest Way to Access the Support You Need

There are many reasons why people find themselves in need of support. Issues with family members, feelings of isolation, and troubles at work—or adjusting to retirement—can lead to you feeling depressed, anxious, or simply not enjoying your life as much as you had in the past or believe you could.  A simple way to access…

3 Ways Crying Can Help You Feel Better
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3 Ways Crying Can Help You Feel Better

People cry for different reasons. Some people feel tears well in their eyes when they watch a sad movie or listen to an emotional song. Others try to avoid shedding tears but are unable to hold them in when they lose a person they love or a relationship they valued fractures and falls apart.  Crying…