When you have a partner with cancer, guilt is a feeling that often comes up. Feeling guilty for not doing enough, for thinking of yourself, the list can go own. Learn to recognize four patters of thinking that bring on guilty feelings. Then discover what to do when you are feeling this useless emotion.
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.
Sometimes we find it hard to love the people in our life whose behavior is frustrating, aggravating, or even hurtful. Read on to see how feeling love is a choice we always have and how it benefits us when we choose to feel it.
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.
Your partner has cancer and you realize you need some support too. Who do you see, a therapist or a coach? This post talks about the similarities and differences between the two and how to choose what’s right for you.
Your energy is precious, but especially when you are caregiving. You wouldn’t want to waste a drop, but if you are constantly exhausted, they you may be wasting your energy unknowingly. Read this post and learn the three ways caregivers often waste energy and what you can do about it!
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.