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

Try: Express your feelings instead of bottling them up if the cr is causing the situation communicate your concerns in an open and respectful way if you don’t voice your feelings to the cr resentment will build and the situation will likely remain the same this can be difficult depending on the cr but at least one attempt is often needed be willing to compromise when you ask someone to change their behavior be willing to do the same be willing to work with the cr on certain issues be more assertive don’t take a backseat in your own life deal with problems head on doing your best to anticipate and prevent them be respectful and proper but don’t let the cr push you around manage your time better poor time management can cause a lot of stress when you’re stretched too thin and running behind it’s hard to stay calm and focused plan ahead and stay on schedule

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Categories: Behavior Challenging, 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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