Inner peace can be as simple as letting go, and resting under the shade of an old tree. The path taken to find inner peace is as hard or simple as a person makes the journey of self acceptance to be.
Here are the steps to becoming a more peaceful caregiver:
Accept What Is
There is only so much we can affect. Why worry about something that all the worrying in the world will not change? Start accepting what is that you cannot change, you automatically relieve yourself of a mountain of stress and anxiety.
If you do not meditate yet, you are missing out on a very important activity that can change your life. Meditating for 20 minutes daily can have an enormous impact in all areas of your life.
Spend Time in Nature
We spend so much time confined in buildings of steel and concrete and bricks that we quickly forget where we come from. It is natural for us to be in nature, and this is why it feels so good and it is so peaceful when you take a walk in a park or bike on a trail in the forest.
Learn the Power of a Smile
Whenever you are laughing or smiling, something interesting happens. Not only does something happen on a chemical level to make you feel better, but it also stops all stress and negativity from entering your psyche. A simple smile can make such a difference.
Live in the Present Moment
Most of the time, what we worry about is relating to something either in the past, or something that hasn’t happened. Living in the present moment erases all such thoughts. Again, why worry about something in the past that we cannot ever change?
To contact us here at the Alzheimer’s Care Resource Center
Please call us at (561) 588-4545. Thanks for watching today’s Monday mojo and we’ll see you again next week!