Caregivers not only manage the physical, but also help to mold and set the foundation for the mind and attitude of their patients. Their role in the healing process is more than just to sustain. Victoria Maxwell shares in Psychology Today her own experience of suffering from bipolar disorder, anxiety and psychosis and what guides she learned to provide aid and not discouragement on her journey.
The insightful ways that she found through her need for a caretaker are simple and as if they would be obvious. Being reminded of the good times, the acceptance of what is just is and how liberating that thought process can be, how a caretaker can help tremendously by holding the goals of their patient especially when they can’t. These are just a few of the effective and quick tips for helping lay the best foundation we can as caregivers. The rest can be found here.