If you’re busy caring for a loved one, you may become so focused on providing care that it may be difficult to realize or admit that you truly are experiencing harmful levels of stress. Even for the most resilient and capable individuals, caring for someone close to you involves challenging emotional elements to which no one is completely immune. Common signs of stress include:
Caregiver stress and depression often go hand-in-hand. Learning to manage your stress as soon as possible can help you avoid the serious effects of depression and burnout and keep you going strong as you continue to care for your loved one. Great self-care and stress- management techniques for caregivers include:
Remember, prioritizing your own emotional and physical health is not selfish. In fact, taking care of yourself is vital to being a good caregiver for your loved one. You can’t have the energy, strength or positive state of mind you need to be the best caregiver possible unless you practice good self-care and reduce the stress in your life.
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