When you’re caring for an older adult, caregiver stress is part of the job.
To combat feelings of overwhelm, anxiety, and frustration, it helps to have a long list of ways to cope and get relief.
You’ll always be able to find something that works for the situation you’re in at the moment.
The Rising Spoon has a great article that shares over 30 helpful stress relief tips. From these, we selected the top 15 stress relief tips that are most useful and realistic for busy caregivers.
2. Use aromatherapy
3. Drink calming herbal tea
4. Meditate or pray
5. Release tension with exercise
6. Talk with a trusted friend
7. Practice gratitude
8. Listen to music
9. Go outside
10. Massage tired muscles
11. Stretch or do yoga
12. Do something creative
13. Do a brain dump
14. Watch or read something that makes you laugh
15. Take a spa-like bath or shower
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