Caregivers do better with a growth mindset. It allows them to be open to new ways of thinking and approaches to care. They also become more adaptive and able to change in accordance with emerging care requirements.
Perhaps someone has encouraged you to practice "self-care" in response to your current caregiving situation, but what does that really mean? This month's blog post highlights principles to distinguish true self-care from some of the veiled counterfeits.
I just heard a man in his mid-30's poignantly talk about how recent work as a #caregiver for elderly clients (a detour from his career path) has changed his life, making him more grateful and able to put things in proper perspective.