Everyone has a Weakness, Learn to Accept Others

As much as insurance comes with many benefits, there are also some limitations to consider. Business insurances come with many different policies, sometimes a claim may arise that the insurance company doesn’t cover. Many claims take a long time to process because the insurance company always has to assess the damage and account for how…

I Will Not Stop Until I accomplish My Goal

I am not worried about how slowly I go. Have you ever struggled to get out of a habit that is negatively affecting your life? Do you have a support system that will walk with you? You can go through some things in life that greatly affect you, they could be emotional, a habit, financial,…

An Attitude of Gratitude

“The habit of waking up with a spirit of gratitude every morning will take care of our attitude on Monday mornings.” —Anonymous   Instead of dreading Monday morning, work to develop an attitude of gratitude. What does having an attitude of gratitude mean?   An attitude of gratitude means that you operate from a place of…

Caregivers, Avoid Burnout

5 Benefits of having an exercise routine 1. Increases energy levels regular Exercising helps in the improvement of energy levels of a person significantly. Individuals who have incorporated exercises regularly always have their energy levels maintained throughout the day. They are able to handle things with ease. 2. Improves mental health The impact exercising has…

Gratitude for my Sister-in-law

I just returned from a family visit to Trinidad, West Indies and want to publicly acknowledge my sister-in-law for the excellent care she gives to my brother.  As a caregiver myself, I understand the dynamics of the responsibilities and sacrifices imposed on the caregiver.  I admire her humility as she gives her best to accommodate…

Women Who Do Too Much

Women Who Do Too Much.   I wish I knew then what I know now.  This popular phrase, ‘the road to hell is paved with good intentions’ is reminiscent of my caregiving journey.  I used to be one of those people who gave and gave to everyone and by the end of the day, I am…

Self-Awareness

I thought I was doing well until I got to the edge of the cliff.  I woke up in the morning feeling disoriented and exhausted, my head felt like it was splitting open and I could hardly get out of bed.  Yet, I forced myself into the shower to get ready for work.  After a…

No Man is an Island

I remember being at work one day when an employee slipped and fell right in front of my desk. My work environment was toxic and to survive I kept to myself. What surprised me is that I made no effort to help this employee; to this day, I feel horrible about my actions. In reflecting…

Self Care

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose – a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye  (Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley} Self-care is one of the most important activities I do for myself each day. As a spousal caregiver of several decades, I can only continue to help my…

The Wilderness is my Peaceful Therapy

The best part of my day is spent on the nature path, enjoying the fresh air, listening to the birds, and getting away from the stress of daily life. My inspiration begins when I sit quietly, in silence clear my thoughts and wait for my inspiration to emerge. Over the decades of my caregiving journey,…

How I Maintain Peace and Calm

Difficulties give me an opportunity to exercise focus and determination to take care of the issue(s) at hand. In so doing, I learned that a calm soul makes life conquerable in trying times.  I concentrate on maintaining a calm soul and this approach helps me to conquer the challenges that I face. I spend time nurturing…

Stillness

More than ever, people are overwhelmed. They face obstacles and egos and competition. Stillness Is the Key that offers a simple but inspiring antidote to the stress of 24/7 news and social media. The stillness that we all seek is the path to meaning, contentment, and excellence in a world that needs more of it…

Laughter Is Good for Stress Relief

Stress relief from laughter? It’s no joke When it comes to relieving stress, more giggles and guffaws are just what the doctor ordered. Here’s why.  By Mayo Clinic Staff Whether you’re guiltily guffawing at an episode of “South Park” or quietly giggling at the latest New Yorker cartoon, laughing does you good. Laughter is a…

What Are Narcissists Actually Thinking and Why

Staff at the Mayo Clinic writes: “It’s not known what causes narcissistic personality disorder. As with other mental disorders, the cause is likely complex. Narcissistic personality disorder may be linked to: Mismatches in parent – child relationships with either excessive pampering or excessive criticism Genetics or psycho- biology – the connection between the brain and…

Belly Laugh Day 2017 January 24

Belly Laugh Day 2017 January 24 is a holiday observed annually. This day is dedicated to celebrating the great gift and benefits of laughter. Laughter is known to have many holistic benefits including the expanding of tissue lining of blood vessels. Through laughter you consequently increase blood flow in your blood vessels and this effortless,…

Listening vs. Active Listening

Have you ever talked with someone and after the conversation you walked away feeling that they didn’t really understand the gist of what you were saying, or that they just didn’t get it? Chances are the other person heard you speaking, but nothing more, the other person was listening – simply not actively listening. When…

Golf Equipment Gearing Up For Golf

As you prepare to learn golf you’ll need good golf equipment gearing up for golf. In golf, do you know what a handicap means? (Nov 19, 2016 – A golf “handicap” is a numerical representation of a golfer’s playing ability. The lower a golfer’s handicap, the better the golfer is). Are you interested in perfecting…

How to Pick the Best Golf Clubs for a Beginner

My passion for golf motivated me to take golf lessons so I did some research on how to pick the best golf clubs for a beginner. I learned some valuable tips and wish to share with you. When you are starting off learning how to golf, you want to have equipment that’s geared towards your…

Knee Replacement Surgery

Many caregivers undergo knee replacement surgery to relieve severe pain in their knee joint.  In executing their duties they are often times required to lift and turn patients.  Constant wear and tear on their knee joint in addition to maintaining their body weight can contribute to severe pain from joint damage. Eventually they’ll begin to…

How Chronically Unhappy People Fix Their Inner Self?

The choices we make in life are connected to our emotions.  How chronically unhappy people fix their inner self depends on their desire to change their mindset.  Happiness comes from your decision to be a happy person or an unhappy person. Happy people are simply happy living in the present.  They understand that they alone…