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.
Whether we recognize it or not, we are all reflections of each other. This is why you see so many posts about surrounding yourself with good people, or people that you would like to be with, why because their reflections shines on you and you will pick up on it.
Being positive is a choice, some days it is not an easy one, I know. But what I have learned is that I can be in control, I can choose, and so can you.
There are days that will seem to break you, maybe you get up and find that the pain is more than you can stand, or depression…
What I have learned about living my life deliberately with dementia is the cornerstone of my being able to be positive every day. You can too.
Helping others can make a big difference in living each day with a positive attitude.
Don't Multitask - At the beginning of dementia your natural instinct is to assume you do what you did before, but as dementia increases, it will change how you do things. This blog explains why that way seems to be right, but it is fraught with problems
Socialization is essential for a person with dementia, but there are things to be careful of.