From the moment your loved one was diagnosed, you’ve been feeling the pressure. You consistently take on more work. Your days are busier than ever. You can’t even imagine the last time you had a break.
Take care of yourself? Yeah, right. There aren’t enough hours in the day. Doctors’ visits. Appointments. Running around. Daily tasks. And that’s all before you get into the stuff you need to do … things like working eight hours a day, taking care of your family, taking care of you.
It’s fairly easy to see which of those tasks will get left behind.
After all, you have to make sure everyone else is taken care of. Others needs become more important than your own.
Or are they?
When our lives change, we experience stress. When we face situations new to us, we become overwhelmed. When we face the great unknown, it begins impacting us and all of those around us in a very big way.
And it’s understandable.
Traditional medicine says to treat the source of the problem, yet leaves little guidance for all else. So if your loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s for example, traditional medicine begins providing medicine to counter the symptoms and potentially slow the process.
But what about alternatives? [Read more…]