Caregivers are notorious for lacking the time or energy to care for themselves properly. Caregivers Deserve Love because it’s tough, and sometimes a very taxing profession. Caregivers commonly lack the practice of regular preventative healthcare and self care behaviors. You’re not alone, you have millions of other family caregiversin the US that feel the same pressure. The most successful of which make regular time to treat themselves well.
Caregivers Deserve Love – “You owe yourself the LOVE that you so freely give to other people.”
Caregivers Deserve Love – Ways for caregivers to Love yourself
- Go for a waterfront walk
- Grab a coffee
- Keep a journal
- Do some gardening
- Get a massage
- Schedule time off – Hire respite care
- Glass of wine with friends
- Read a book
- Go to the gym
- Meditate (Headspace is our favorite App)
- Sleep in a little longer
- Call your best friend
- Treat yourself to a sundae
- Nature Time
- Join a support group
- Listen to music
Caregivers – You’re needed more than you’ll ever know
If caregivers don’t spend the necessary time living a well-balanced life, there can be some very serious health risks. Your loved one depends on your health for their well-being. When you fall ill or become unfulfilled due to burnout, you’re not the only one who suffers. Give yourself the time your need to recharge, you and your family depend on it. It’s recommended to take frequent breaks.
If you or someone you care about suffers from caregiver burnout or doesn’t give themselves enough time to recharge. Ask for help from family first. If family lives too far or works too often, call us to schedule a No Obligation CAREConsult™ with a Love Right™ Care Service Representative.