THE REAL REASON WHY CAREGIVERS ARE STRESSED Guest Post By Denise Logeland

IT ISN’T ABOUT JUGGLING RESPONSIBILITIES OR EVEN THE HANDS-ON WORK The more you do as a caregiver and the longer you do it, the more stressed you may feel, right? Not necessarily, says Rhonda Montgomery, who chairs the program in applied gerontology at the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. For 35 years, she’s studied family […]

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New Book: The Delicate Balance; A Mindful Approach to Self-Care for Professional & Family Caregivers

  Phyllis Quinlan, RN-Bc, PhD mfwconsultants@gmail.com http://www.mfwconsultants.com New Book Provides Insight and Guidance for Professional and Family Caregivers Struggling with the Consequences of Caring Too Much: Compassion Fatigue The Delicate Balance is a must read resource for professional and family caregivers who are encountering the aftermath of neglecting to take as good care of themselves […]

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The Tao Te Ching: Verse Seventy-Five

Is due to the glut in their ruler’s pursuit of life The people’s hunger Is due to the excess of their ruler’s taxation So they starve The people’s difficulty in being governed Is due to the meddling of their ruler So they are difficult to govern The people’s disregard for death So they disregard death […]

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The Tao Te Ching: Verse Sixty-Six

Rivers and oceans can be the kings of a hundred valleys Because of their goodness in staying low So they can be the kings of a hundred valleys Thus if sages wish to be over people They must speak humbly to them If they wish to be in front of people They must place themselves […]

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The Tao Te Ching: Verse Fifty-Nine

In governing people and serving Heaven There is nothing like conservation Only with conservation is it called submitting early Submitting early is called emphasis on accumulating virtues Accumulating virtues means there is nothing one cannot overcome When there is nothing that one cannot overcome One’s limits are unknown The limitations being unknown, one can possess […]

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The Tao Te Ching: Verse Fifty-Seven

Govern a country with upright integrity Deploy the military with surprise tactics Take the world with non-interference How do I know this is so? With the following: When there are many restrictions in the world The people become more impoverished When people have many sharp weapons The country becomes more chaotic When people have many […]

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The Tao Te Ching: Verse Fifty-Two

The world has a beginning We regard it as the mother of the world Having its mother We can know her children Knowing her children Still holding on to the mother Live without danger all through life Close the mouth Shut the doors Live without toil all through life Open the mouth Meddle in the […]

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