How Positive Thinking Can Improve Caregiving

As a caregiver, you have to be realistic about what can and can’t be controlled. Your attitude can be the biggest barrier to taking care of yourself and doing the best job for your loved one. You doubt yourself and think negative thoughts about your caregiving skills. Like, “I’m such a bad caregiver,” or “this is too much for me to handle.” If left unchecked, these negative feelings can build up in your mind and, over time, you may begin to believe them. In this video, we’ll give you some tips on how to avoid negative thinking, and teach you an exercise to help maintain a stronger state of mind.