Chapter Nine gives you coping mechanisms that will help you deal with the changes in your abilities as time passes. I can’t think of any other thing that I can share with you that is more import. Why? Because when learned early, the coping mechanism can now become a habit that will save your mental energy and allow you to function much better that others with dementia at the same level.
HERE’S A START OF FOR CRITICAL COPING MECHANISM, YOU’LL PROBABLY BE SURPRISED BY WHICH ONE IS NUMBER ONE.
USING TODAY’S TOOLS, EARLY IN YOUR DIAGNOSIS WITH DEMENTIA IS CRITICAL TO GETTING NOTES AND REMINDERS ESTABLISHED IN YOUR DAILY HABIT. TRYING TO ESTABLISH THESE TOOLS WHEN THEY ARE ABSOLUTELY NEEDED MAY PROVE TO BE TOO LATE.
YOU’LL QUICKLY FIND THAT MORNING IS THE BEST TIME.
GRATITUDE IS THE DAILY BASIS THAT HAPPINESS AND PURPOSE IS BUILT ON
HAVING PURPOSE IS A CRITICAL COPING MECHANISM.
MUSIC HAS A DIRECT EFFECT ON YOUR BRAIN AND CAN POSITIVELY AFFECT DEMENTIA.
MEDITATING IS A KEY TOOL TO LIVE WITH DEMENTIA AND FINDING DAILY PEACE AND ADDRESSING PAIN.
FINDING MENTAL, EMOTIONAL, SPIRITUAL CASE IS CRITICAL TO PRODUCTIVELY LIVING WITH DEMENTIA.
WE ALL KNOW LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE IT IS ALSO A GREAT COPING SKILL.