- Managing Stress & Maintaining Balance
Managing Stress & Maintaining Balance
It's okay to feel sad, guilty, resentful, stressed, and anxious when you're caregiving. These feelings are normal -- you have to give a lot of yourself and your time to the person you care for.
You may feel you have lost friends, privacy, and interests. It's important to pay attention to these difficult feelings and losses. But you can find ways to keep some time for yourself and stay connected to your sources of support.
This section will help you learn how to manage these feelings and take care of yourself while caregiving.