Blog: Self Development Coaching

May 20, 2016

 

     Prioritizing is a coping strategy. It is especially important to set priorities when life becomes overwhelming. A good way to prioritize is by making a “to do list”. On the “to do list”, what often will get overlooked, especially when overwhelmed, is self-care.

 

     “I don’t have the time.” That is the statement I often hear when I mention self-care activities such as exercise, meditation or enjoyment to not only clients but also family and f...

May 11, 2016

It is not unusual for family caregivers to feel isolated and alone. I felt alone while I was caregiving. Before the millennium, I was a caregiver for my father. He lived the last four years of his life with dementia. Since my mother died years earlier, the responsibility fell upon his children to provide for his care.  As one of two siblings, I was his primary caregiver.

     My dad, Hershel Silverberg was a wonderful man. He always had a smile on his face and kin...

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