Try this exercise:
Each morning when you wake up, check in with yourself. How are you feeling? If it’s joy – beautiful! Enjoy it. If it’s depression or anger, give yourself a hug – a big hug, and ask for support. Allow yourself to feel the emotion for a day. Unless you are in real emotional trouble, chances are that these feelings will begin to dissipate. However, if you continue to feel angry and nothing really helps you, please seek a medical opinion. Honoring your feelings and not feeling guilty about them is all part of the holistic approach I use when I’m coaching caregivers. I encourage you to listen to your soul and honor the feelings that show up for you.
By Cindy Laverty, AgingCare.com Contributor
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