Stress management is an important skill for caregivers caring for a Care recipient (cr) the following are common stress management tips

Try: Reframe problems try to view stressful situations with the cr from a more positive perspective focus on the caregiving task and reframe difficult issues look at the big picture take perspective of the stressful situation many minor problems with the cr will look insignificant down the road think about the overall caregiving situation adjust your standards perfectionism is a major source of avoidable stress stop setting yourself up for failure by demanding perfection set standards for your caregiving and keep reasonable expectations focus on the positive when stress is getting you down take a moment to reflect on all the things you appreciate in your life think about the positives and try to keep everything in perspective

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Categories: Behavior Challenging, Caregiver Needs&Support, Cognitive Intellectual, Communication, Emotional Psychological

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References: Helpguide org

Keywords: Stress stress management

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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