Guilt and Expectations: Processing The Baggage of Care-giving for Parents
Taking care of one's aged parents comes with its fair share of new adjustments to be made. This can sometimes be accompanied by a feeling of guilt about you feeling like you are not doing enough. This piece will look at a few ways in which a caregiver can process their feelings of guilt in such a situation.
Caring for The Caregiver
Caring for someone can be rewarding, who better to care for your loved one than someone in their own family. However, sometimes the person providing care can forget to look out for themselves. This piece talks about some of the things the caregiver should keep in mind to manage their own stress levels.
Volunteering And Its Benefits
Volunteering is usually described as the act of giving of oneself to benefit others. However most of us will be surprised to know that volunteering is as much about receiving as it is about giving. It is a "selfish" act that actually keeps the body healthy.
The Joy of Giving
We have all experienced the pleasure and happiness of receiving. Another way of bringing joy to yourself and others is by giving. But one doesn't have to be a Bill Gates or someone really heroic to give. This article looks at how giving to someone can help us too.
How much should I give in?
A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece. We often we do not think about the long term impact of doing so. This article would help recognize the true meaning, need and importance of compromising in relationships.