Physical, occupational and Speech Therapy can push back against the changes that dementia brings on.
So many things can cause these type of days, but here’s where living positively will make a difference. You don’t start with just saying OK I’m going to be positive; you start with a purpose.
Loving others as yourself is not a passive command, God is calling us to take action, devote time, energy and even our lives to serve others.
This model can be applied to lots of things but, I like their application of the model to understand what affect things or changes have on a person with dementia.
We are all going to die. But the fact that there was a relative estimate of the time frame somehow allowed me to have a whole new outlook on life. One I wish I could share with everyone.
Today we're going to talk about peace. Not peace in the world, not peace in our time, but inner peace. And putting inner peace as a priority. There are three key categories that constitute your ability to help make personal peace a priority: 1. Mental well-being. 2. Emotional well being 3. Spiritual state
I learned how to meditate years ago as a necessity to keep doing my job. The projects I lead were stress filled and I found myself bringing the stress home to my family on the weekends. So, I searched for ways to deal with it. I did paintings in the evenings; I took walks and listen to music… all the great things but the real thing that help me was learning meditation.
Purpose, the fifth coping mechanism it is about having the ability to focus our energies. It helps us feel like what we’re doing is a contribution to others or to something more important than just simply sitting around waiting for the inevitable.
Gratitude is Coping Mechanism #4. This coping mechanism, sets up so many things. Being grateful it not only changes your attitude, but it enables seeing things with a positive attitude.