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Entries tagged with “Caregiving”

5 Strategies for a Caregiver’s Survival

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A Lifeboat for the Caregiver

Taking care of a loved one with dementia can be a grueling task, but meditation and support can lighten the load.

Easing the Burden of Spousal Caregiving

Feeling appreciated is the key to lowering stress, according to a new study.

How Mindfulness Helps Caregivers More Than Positive Psychology

When success is “The first time I have not cried all the way to the mailbox…”

Letting Go of Solitude

Caretaking gives this writer an opportunity to enter a new kind of sacred space – not a place of solitude, but a place of wholeness and holiness.

Letting Go of the Fear of Death

An excerpt from Grateful Exit: How to Advocate Effectively, Take Care of Yourself, and Be Present for the Death of a Loved One.

Making Mealtime Better for Dementia Sufferers

Creating a family atmosphere, playing music help people eat better.

poem: I Will Be My Mother's Apprentice

"That you didn’t know her is your / misfortune: a hot planet’s core, / late summer’s best light."

Portals not Problem Solvers

As caregivers, we need to be more than problem solvers. We need to be portals to a larger possibility.

Roshi Joan Halifax on compassion, women in Buddhism, and altruism

The founder and abbot of Upaya Zen Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Roshi Joan Halifax has been a socially active leader in Buddhism for more than 40 years—as a civil rights activis…

She loves me but isn’t willing to marry me as long as I’m taking care of my mom.

I’m a single woman living with and caring for my aged mom. A few months ago I met someone who has become my beloved. She loves me but isn’t willing to marry me as long as I’m takin…

Simple Human Kindness

Caring is a natural expression of our humanity.

The Art of Caring: An Interview with Frank Ostaseski

"In Buddhism, we often talk about enlightenment or awakening, but words like that feel far away to me. I speak about intimacy."

(We're reposting our interview with Frank Ostaseski from 2017 after we received news that he's recovering from a stroke. Our thoughts are with him and his loved ones.)

The Impact of Chronic Illness on Relationships

"In doing the research for our book, Love in the Time of Chronic Illness: How to Fight the Sickness, Not Each Other, my co-author and I learned from the couples and experts we interviewed that there are discernable opportunities, challenges, and coping strategies that emerge when illness becomes the third partner."

The Kindness of Strangers

Receiving spiritual care from someone of a different faith—and giving it

The Surprising Payoff of Compassion

Your kind act benefits you more than the recipient.

The Unexpected Gift of Caregiving

Mindfulness and caregiving are intricately intertwined. Look to caregivers to learn how to practice acceptance, heighten observation, and boost loving-kindness.

Unlock the Wisdom of the Dying

Use this series of questions to invite dying loved ones to explore the wisdom of their lives.

When It's Time for Dad to Give up the Keys

by Andrea Sherman & Marsha WeinerBen was 85 years old with a list of known woes that included ongoing back pain, congestive heart failure, and depression. His days were numbere…

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