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14 Phrases to Help Caregivers Stay Focused

Caregiver_pexels-kindel-media-8172897Life isn’t easy for most people, and it’s not perfect for anybody. Sometimes, as we trudge through the days providing help for our care receivers, it’s nice to retrieve a thought or two that can encourage us to keep on doing what we do.

Below are a few suggestions that may help:

  1. There is no such thing as a perfect caregiver. First of all, we are flawed human beings. Our care receivers are also flawed human beings who are likely unhappy about life events that have put them in a vulnerable position. Their wants and needs are ever-changing. We can’t be expected to know what to do at every turn or how to make their lives better when often they don’t know themselves
  2. When we forgive, we heal. Often, it’s ourselves we need to forgive...

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