THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: SURVIVAL SKILLS FOR STRESSED OUT CAREGIVERS

This is a reprint of a post from a couple of years ago. I think it’s worth publishing again, because the lessons about stress management from First Nations peoples are so helpful. I’ve just come from our family cottage in the north woods of Quebec.  It’s peaceful there – a place for reflecting and remembering. ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: Caregiver Stress Eating Never Satisfies

I remember when Nicholas was young and in the hospital most of the time. Many times, his life hung in the balance. Jim tagged teamed shifts in the hospital when he could, but being the unemployed parent, I did most of the bedside care. And the worrying. And the eating. Because we were ‘lifers’ at ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: Caregiver Stress Eating Never Satisfies

I remember when Nicholas was young and in the hospital most of the time. Many times, his life hung in the balance. Jim tagged teamed shifts in the hospital when he could, but being the unemployed parent, I did most of the bedside care. And the worrying. And the eating. Because we were ‘lifers’ at ...