“It’s too much. I can’t do this anymore.” If those thoughts are swirling around your head lately, it’s time to pay attention. You may be tempted to push them aside or ignore them, but don’t! While you may even feel guilty for thinking this way (you’re not the one with cancer, after all), I wantContinue reading “4 Tips for Relieving Cancer Caregiver Stress When Caregiving Becomes Too Much”
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6 Ways to Build Your Caregiver Support System When Your Partner has Cancer
The first year my husband was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in his arm, we both just wanted to get through it and move on. I was fortunate to have a supportive workplace and family and friends who all helped, but we tried not to rely on them. However, when his cancer recurred a fewContinue reading “6 Ways to Build Your Caregiver Support System When Your Partner has Cancer”
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”
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.
How to Stay Connected When Your Partner Has Cancer
Don’t create distance in your relationship. Learn how to stay connected when your partner has cancer.
How To Make Tough Decisions When Caring For Your Partner
Whether you’re new to caregiving or have been in it for a while, learn how to make tough decisions when caring for your partner using these six simple steps.
When our partner has cancer, we’re going to experience A LOT of emotions. Most of want to escape it all! But what are emotions really and where do they come from? Read on to learn the answer!
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.
The 4 Habits You Need When Your Partner Has Cancer
When are partner gets cancer and we become an unexpected caregiver, a lot of our old habits don’t serve us any longer. We need new skills, new habits to face this new challenge in our life. Learn the 4 key habits to build your resilience when your partner has cancer.