Are you the kind of person that makes sure everyone and everything around you is supported and stable?
Do you absorb their burdens, emotions, and stress as your own?
I used to come home from work every day with a tension headache, low back pain and just plum worn out.
I’d grab for my daily dose of ibuprofen and collapse on the couch to try and regain enough energy to make dinner.
And I was only working 25 hrs/week.
I couldn’t figure out why I couldn’t seem to handle my seemingly easy load.
One day it hit me.
I wasn’t just physically exhausted.
I was emotionally and mentally depleted too.
As helpers we tend to pour our whole selves into everything we do.
Continue reading “The Secret to Healing Your Plantar Fascitis That No One is Talking About; How Being the Sole Support for Others Takes It’s Toll On You.”
Last week I sat and listened as a young mom shared what she had been doing to encourage her 5 month old son to roll over.
She said,” He just doesn’t seem to be motivated. He is content to just lay there. “
She shared how he would grasp toys that were overhead, but she could not get him to reach across midline to get them.
As I begin working with him, presenting the toy to his hand and guiding him to follow it, I noticed what I see often;
There comes a point when we decide the work is just not worth the effort.
Continue reading “When You are TIRED of Doing it ALONE”