How to Support Yourself as a Caregiver for a Spouse with Cancer

When you become a caregiver for a spouse with cancer, you automatically take on a new role–probably one you were not prepared for. In this role, you wear many hats, and you may feel like you don’t know what you’re doing much of the time. It’s easy to lose yourself and become completely consumed byContinue reading “How to Support Yourself as a Caregiver for a Spouse with Cancer”

Your Spouse was Just Diagnosed with Cancer, Now What?

You just received news that has completely changed your life. Your spouse was just diagnosed with cancer, now what? I remember the day vividly when I learned of my husband’s diagnosis. I had just returned home from a business trip, and as we drove back from the airport, he said, “Marika, there is something IContinue reading “Your Spouse was Just Diagnosed with Cancer, Now What?”

Cope With Difficult Emotions When Your Partner Has Cancer

If your partner has cancer, all the emotions you feel can be exhausting and overwhelming. Learning to cope with difficult emotions will help you be a strong support for your partner.

Getting Off A Negative Train of Thought

Our brains can be like a busy train station and sometimes we find ourselves riding trains of thought that keeps us feeling worried and fearful. Learn how to get off that train, especially if you are a caregiver!

How To Show Up As Your Best Self When You Have A Partner With Cancer

Sometimes our stress can keep us from showing up the way we want to for our partner battling cancer. Instead of just ignoring our stress, we have to bring it into the light before we let it go. Then we can show up as our best self.

An Important Part Of Caregiving That Is Often Overlooked And How To Prioritize It

It’s often difficult to take care of our own health when our partner has cancer. However, self-care is critical for caregivers and this post shows you how to prioritize it.

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