How to Keep Your Spirits Up as a Caregiver

How exciting does a brisk, long walk along a nature trail sound?  It is a bright and beautiful day, temperature in the mid twenties with a lovely breeze, truly comfortable for walking.  A perfect time to drop whatever you’re doing change into some comfortable clothes and footwear and head for that nature trail. Maybe you’re…

How Old Do You Have To Be To Be Happy

Have you ever had people in your life that literally thrived on playing the blame game? You know those people that are constantly belly aching that whatever goes wrong it’s your fault?  Over time you actually believe them.  You quickly get sucked into the game of fixing all of their problems believing it’s your fault…

How to Stay Emotionally Healthy:

My recently published book ‘Caregiver Triumphant- How to overcome stress and thrive in your role as a caregiver addresses a number of areas on which we must pay attention in order to stay emotionally healthy. In my daily life I stick to some basic principles learned many decades ago. I keep my life simple and…

World MS Day May 25 2016

For some MS families life is emotionally draining, for others life is probably normal or as close to normal as can be.  Everyone handles this horrendous disease differently. No one wants to be inflicted with MS of any kind.  This disease brings enormous suffering to families that care for loved ones and as we celebrate…