Monday Mojo for Caregivers – Finding the Strength to Keep Going
Hello and welcome to Monday Mojo for Caregivers. Life can hit hard. Sometimes you get knocked down when you don’t even see it coming. There’s days when you can’t imagine going on to fight another day. Curling up and hiding in bed sounds good to us, but the truth is that we must keep going. Not only for ourselves but for the people we care for.
For the days when it feels impossible to keep going, here are some tips to help you find that strength and keep moving forward.
1. Find motivation
When you start to struggle, turn to uplifting music, books and quotes. Frame your favorite inspiration quote and hang it on your wall.
2. Celebrate your success
Every step forward is a step in the right direction. You deserve to be recognized for your efforts.
3. Turn to your faith
Turn to your spiritual side to help gather the strength and courage to keep moving forward, even on the rockiest days.
4. Ask for help
You can do anything but you can’t do everything. Ask trusted friends and family members to support you through your hard times. Their love and compassion can encourage you to keep moving forward.
5. Don’t give up
Quitting or giving up is the worst thing you can do. It will destroy your confidence and you will begin to feel you will never succeed. Fight the temptation to give up! You’re better than that!
To speak with us here at the Alzheimer’s Care Resource Center
Feel free to call us at (877) 760-9199. Thanks for watching today’s Monday Mojo for Caregivers and we’ll see you again next week!