We want to be at our best when we have a partner with cancer. However, many of us are actually focused on the wrong thing and feeling stressed, overwhelmed and anxious much of the time! Read on to learn why this is and what you can do about it!
We are not always prepared to take on the role of caregiver for our partner when they get cancer. Often, we try to do and be everything and it gets exhausting! Learn 6 steps to defining this role for yourself so you have a guidepost for the tough times.
When our partner has cancer, it can act like a magnifier of all our strengths and weaknesses. We may find that now our anxiety which was always there, is now almost debilitating. In this post you’ll learn that you can unlearn these behaviors and practice new ways of being that will serve you during this difficult time as your partners caregiver.
How much do you believe in your partner’s ability to cope with their cancer? The answer to that question could mean all the difference in your ability to support them over the long term. This post tells you why believing in them serves you and your partner.
Have you been disappointed in yourself? Want to give yourself a good verbal scolding? Well don’t! Read this post and discover the 3 widely held but completely false beliefs about self-criticism.
Sometimes caring for your partner can feel like a chore. This feeling of obligation can crop up even when we have the best of intentions. But there is no need to judge yourself. Instead, get curious! This post teaches you how to uncover the real reason caring is beginning to feel like obligation.
Sometimes we get stuck in a thought-feeling pattern that is so awful we just want to get away. However, the mere act of trying to get away keeps us trapped. We have to do the opposite, more toward the pain before we can become free.
Self-care goes out the window when a partner has cancer. We know it’s important, but we don’t do it. This post explores the real reason why it’s so difficult and challenges us to dig deeper into our relationship with ourselves.
Hoping A Crisis Isn’t Around The Corner As a caregiver, we know that a crisis could be just around the corner. It is the reality we live in when our spouse has a serious illness or health condition. While we may be painfully aware of this fact, we often aren’t prepared when it happens. WeContinue reading “The One Thought Every Caregiver Needs In A Crisis”
Relationships can become even more difficult when your spouse has cancer. This post will teach you the 4 things you need to know to improve your relationships.