Thursday, March 14, 2013

Alzheimer's Caregiving and Negative Feelings



There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative. -- W. Clement Stone.

Alzheimer's Caregiving  and Negative Feelings
The typical person has 70,000 thoughts per day.

Along with these thoughts come feelings.

You are what you think.

Alzheimer's caregivers are bombarded day after day with negativity -- it comes with the territory. As a result, it is easy for a caregiver to become negative.

I often envision caregivers trapped in a negative space thinking the same negative thoughts over and over.

It reminds me of hamster running around the wheel -- going nowhere fast.


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