Am I exhausted, or is this caregiver burnout? People often write off their burnout as being another illness or simply being tired. There are some common signs of caregiver burnout that you should know about. Early indicators of caregiver stress, like difficulty sleeping and overacting, will help you know when it’s time to seek support. By taking on caregiving responsibilities without any support or scheduled breaks, you’ll have a difficult time staying afloat. By requesting that others support you, you’ll be better able to avoid complete exhaustion. If you feel like your currently experiencing caregiver stress, then there are things that you can do immediately to help you get support. The first is to speak up. Although this may seem silly, people have a hard time standing up for themselves. In this case, by speaking up, you’ll be better able to communicate your needs to your loved ones. If you’re looking for support outside of your immediate network, feel free to contact me on karynbender.com for a consultation to see if you may be muddling through caregiver burnout and to find strategies to get you back on your feet.

Home/Facebook/Am I exhausted, or is this caregiver burnout? People often write off their burnout as being another illness or simply being tired. There are some common signs of caregiver burnout that you should know about. Early indicators of caregiver stress, like difficulty sleeping and overacting, will help you know when it’s time to seek support. By taking on caregiving responsibilities without any support or scheduled breaks, you’ll have a difficult time staying afloat. By requesting that others support you, you’ll be better able to avoid complete exhaustion. If you feel like your currently experiencing caregiver stress, then there are things that you can do immediately to help you get support. The first is to speak up. Although this may seem silly, people have a hard time standing up for themselves. In this case, by speaking up, you’ll be better able to communicate your needs to your loved ones. If you’re looking for support outside of your immediate network, feel free to contact me on karynbender.com for a consultation to see if you may be muddling through caregiver burnout and to find strategies to get you back on your feet.

Am I exhausted, or is this caregiver burnout? People often write off their burnout as being another illness or simply being tired. There are some common signs of caregiver burnout that you should know about. Early indicators of caregiver stress, like difficulty sleeping and overacting, will help you know when it’s time to seek support. By taking on caregiving responsibilities without any support or scheduled breaks, you’ll have a difficult time staying afloat. By requesting that others support you, you’ll be better able to avoid complete exhaustion. If you feel like your currently experiencing caregiver stress, then there are things that you can do immediately to help you get support. The first is to speak up. Although this may seem silly, people have a hard time standing up for themselves. In this case, by speaking up, you’ll be better able to communicate your needs to your loved ones. If you’re looking for support outside of your immediate network, feel free to contact me on karynbender.com for a consultation to see if you may be muddling through caregiver burnout and to find strategies to get you back on your feet.

via Karyn Bender RPh CHHC
December 9th, 2015|0 Comments