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The Science of Self Compassion: RCCSW19 Presenter Virginia Sampson

By Dannelle | Mar 22, 2019

Watch Virginia Sampson share her approach to self compassion based on science. Join Virginia for her presentation during our 1st Annual Regional Caregiving Conference Southwest: The Power of Self-Compassion on Saturday, April 6th at 3:10 p.m. Details and registration here.

No Better Ending

By Sharon | Mar 21, 2019

Mom passed away peacefully, at home, on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 3:20 am while I was holding her hand. That was the end of a long, generous, loving life. She was 96 years old and could never understand how she outlived so many in her family. I am sure it was because she had…

A God Hard Cry – I Sure Needed It

By Bobbi Carducci | Mar 20, 2019

It had been brewing ever since my father-in-law’s heart attack on that Thanksgiving Day. The day started off well with the sound of laughter resulting from the retelling of favorite family stories and the scent of chocolate macadamia nut coffee and cinnamon toast filling the kitchen. Already the house was filling up with family and…

Next in our Community Caregiving Journal: Broken, Evasive, Push

By Denise | Mar 20, 2019

Here’s how our Community Caregiving Journal work: Every Wednesday, I’ll post three new words for you to write about. Don’t worry about keeping up every week if that seems too difficult. Just write about any of the words whenever you can.

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A Caregiving Comfort: Power

You can feel powerless to your caree’s pain and suffering. No matter what you do and how much you try, it can feel like you both live with a pain that hurts the body, the soul and the heart.

A Caregiving Comfort: Always

It seems like every day will be like this day. You’ll always be behind, tortured by worries, frazzled by the responsibilities. You’ll never get a break.

A Caregiving Comfort: Feast

You just can’t get enough which means you feel like you constantly work, never travel, and buy store-bought. While others celebrate, you endure.

A Caregiving Comfort: Loud

The worries and the stress are like loud noises that make concentrating an impossibility. How can read when your worries and stresses shout so loud at you?

Attendees to our Third Annual National Caregiving called our conference a hit: This was a phenomenal conference! All of the speakers were informative and engaged. We're bringing these conference sessions to you when you purchase one of our conference recording packages. Get your NCC18 recordings package.

We’ll Be Okay: Reason No. 91

Even when life feels too hard, we can decide we will be okay. We can decide that even as we don’t need how the story will end.

We’ll Be Okay: Reason No. 92

When life is tough, we may feel like we must force a fix. What if we could be released and say, “I’m taking a break from the worries for just a few moments.”

Webinar: Healing from Guilt Fatigue

In this webinar, Denise helps you let go of the guilt and embrace what’s possible.

Webinar: Healing from Support Fatigue

You may support so many that it’s no wonder you’re tired to carrying that weight. In this webinar, we look at accommodating versus supporting and…

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