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CAREGIVER STRESS & BURNOUT
Tips for Recharging and Finding Balance
The demands of care giving can be overwhelming, especially if you feel you have little control over the situation or you're in over your head. If the stress of care giving is left unchecked, it can take a toll on your health, relationships, and state of mind—eventually leading to burnout. When you're burned out, it's tough to do anything, let alone look after someone else. That's why making time to rest, relax, and recharge isn't a luxury—it's a necessity. Read on for tips on how to regain balance in your life.
CARE GIVING SUPPORT & HELP
Tips for Making Family Care Giving Easier
As a family caregiver, you may find yourself facing a host of new responsibilities, many of which are unfamiliar or intimidating. At times, you may feel overwhelmed and alone. But despite its challenges, care giving can also be rewarding. And there are a lot of things you can do to make the caregiving process easier for both you and your loved one. These tips can help you get the support you need while caring for someone you love.
CAREGIVER PROTECTION: 10 WAYS TO REDUCE STRESS AND LIMIT BURNOUT DURING TRAUMA
Recovery by Joshua D. Straub - American Association of Christian Counselors
A list of the ten most effective ways to set boundaries and reduce stress as a caregiver. Whether a counselor, pastor, church leader, or volunteer these ten tips to maintaining and restoring your own emotional and mental health could literally mean the difference between life and death.