Have you ever tried writing to help manage the daily stress of being a caregiver?
Writing is an extremely powerful, creative and cathartic way to vent and express yourself. Use this tool to put your caregiving experiences into words. Writing captures your feelings in a form that can easily be reviewed later on to gain perspective. It can help manage difficult situations and allow you to gain insight into your strengths and weaknesses as a caregiver and person.
B. Lynn Goodwin and Margery Pabst, both caregiving journaling experts, recommend that caregivers get in the habit of writing regularly. Even just short passages, they suggest writing as an outlet with no experience or sentiment too small to reflect on.
You Are Not Alone
For you or a loved one to be diagnosed with a brain or mental health-related illness or disorder is overwhelming, and leads to a quest for support and answers to important questions. UBA has built a safe, caring and compassionate community for you to share your journey, connect with others in similar situations, learn about breakthroughs, and to simply find comfort.
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We have a close relationship with researchers working on an array of brain and mental health-related issues and disorders. We keep abreast with cutting-edge research projects and fund those with the greatest insight and promise. Please donate generously today; help make a difference for your loved ones, now and in their future.
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