Note to Self - own your situation and what seem to be the bravest thing you ever do. Yesterday I challenged my self to to just this and the results were and amazing day. Let me tell you about it.
The second most important Coping Mechanism that you can develop if you’re struggling with memory issues is using Calendar, Notes and Reminders. Like the coping mechanism Simplification, coping mechanisms are best implemented as early as possible because we want to build Coping Mechanisms that become good habits.
At the end of the day are you happy with what you got accomplished or disappointed?
Coping mechanisms allow us to have tools that reduce mental anxiety and frustration for people with memory issues. We are introduction a series of Podcasts that will cover the most helpful tools that I with the help of others have found that will improve life and prepare for times when your memory is worse. Please post your comments and questions of WanderingLite.com or on the Dementia Talks You Tube Channel. #Living Positively with Dementia
Today’s topic gets right to the core of living with dementia. What does it feel like? Along with discussing what it feels like, we will cover Positive Living, Coping Mechanisms, and things that people do to people with dementia that create a problem.
Morning is not only the best time, it is precious time, use it well.
Experiencing Depression even when you trying to live positively can happen to anyone. This is especially challenging for people living with physical or mental issues or both. In today’s Podcast I will discuss how I deal dealt with a recent bout of deep depressing and the anchor I used to pull myself out of it. More information is available at WanderingLite.com including my recent painting from Wellfield Park in today's Article Being in Step with the Spirit.
Finding a purpose is not a straightforward task, it requires honesty in your personal assessment of your desires, interests, physical and mental capabilities, financial wherewithal, environment and availability of emotional support from your loved ones. When we talk about purpose, we're talking about a fundamental realignment of your life. This may seem like a lot to ask, but physical and mental health changes don’t ask permission. The pure reality is we have to accept it. That does not mean that life ends or we can’t find enjoyment in life, it just means things are going to change. Because the result of finding purpose is not about setting goals, it is about a lifestyle change. Lifestyle changes can only happen if we change our habits.
What Ducks? Our lives are so busy, we have so many duck to keep track of, but do we have too many ducks?
This is presentation and a Podcast that I gave given a number times. Each time I have presented classes the presentation has changed people’s minds about dementia and they had lots of significant questions. I have received great feedback and letters of appreciation in the past so I want to share in on Wandering Lite.