Becoming a caregiver can happen at any time. Unlike a paid professional, you don’t get a break when taking on the informal caregiver role for a family member or friend.
Being a caretaker will change your life in ways that are difficult to comprehend until you are in it. The role can require a 24 hour a day commitment and is filled with high levels of unpredictability and uncontrollability.
For the busy working professional who doesn’t have time to breath let alone find time to take care of themselves, here are some easy toolsets and one especially easy toolset I found with the help of Chinese Medicine that you can use in your backyard or anywhere you go to help you decompress and start reconnecting with yourself.