Great advice for all Caregivers: “Find thirty minutes each day, or even ten minutes three times a day, to calm your nervous system.”
By Valerie Hartman
Hospice caregiving brings about stress and sadness of a life-altering nature. As the holidays bring even more stress and emotional expectations, finding a day, an hour, or even a moment of peace and relaxation is essential. I can’t say this enough- “Worry and fear are what define stress as a hospice caregiver”. Calming the nervous system for a short time each day is an important self-care plan that will enable you to cope from day to day, or week to week.
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