Tag Archives: time

Create a Sanctuary

Whether or not you share a living space, too much togetherness with the person you’re caring for can make it feel like the walls are closing in. You may need to get creative in finding a metaphorical room of your … Continue reading

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Correspondence

How late can I send a sympathy card after someone dies? Is it ever too late?  Reading this, my first thought is it is never too late, life happens, but when you remember please send a note of comfort, and … Continue reading

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Gratitude

Gratitude is the child of attention. When we stop to take in what’s before us, a single moment becomes suddenly divisible into thousands. As theologian and mental health nurse John Swinton writes, there is fast time and there is slow … Continue reading

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Time

Time is precious nothing much may change in the five minutes that the timer actually tracks, but piece them all together and they become your hours, your day, and your weeks. If you’re not spending time doing what you love, … Continue reading

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Active Listening

Carl Rogers and Richard Farson coined the term active listening in 1957, writing that “active listening is an important way to bring about changes in people…[it] brings about changes in peoples’ attitudes toward themselves and others; it also brings about changes in … Continue reading

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