Items Tagged ‘self-care for U’

Feeling overwhelmed by barrage of distressing news? Try doing good as an antidote

January 26, 2018

Feeling overwhelmed by barrage of distressing news? Try doing good as an antidote

By Leigh Hopper Leigh Hopper

“Ballistic Missile Threat Inbound To Hawaii. Seek Immediate Shelter. This Is Not A Drill,” the emergency alert read. Although it was a false alarm sent out by mistake in mid-January, the missile warning seemed plausible in today’s anything-can-happen, extreme news environment. “The sheer volume of stressful events occurring on a near-daily basis can make people […]

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Tags: managing stress, mental health, self-care for U, trauma, vicarious trauma


Self-care for the caregiver

August 16, 2017

Self-care for the caregiver

By uclahealth uclahealth

If you’re caring for a family member with a life-threatening illness such as cancer, you know the demands can be emotionally and physically overwhelming. Taking time to care for yourself is critical. The effects of caregiving on your health Going to your loved one’s doctor appointments, managing medications, running errands, and helping with bathing, dressing […]

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Tags: caregiver health, caregiver stress, caregivers, emotional support, self-care for U, support groups