I came across these Ten Commandments for Caregivers online. The author is listed as unknown. However, I felt that it was important to share with you dear readers.
Caregiver Ten Commandments
I Thou Shalt not be perfect or even try to be.
II Thou shalt not try to be all things to all people
III Thou shalt sometimes leave things undone
IV Thou shalt not spread thyself too thin
V Thou shalt learn to say “NO”
VI Thou shalt schedule time for thyself and thy support network
VII Thou shalt switch thyself off and do nothing
VIII Thou shalt not even feel guilty for doing nothing or saying “NO”
XI Thou shalt be boring, untidy, inelegant and unattractive at times
X Especially, thou shalt not be thine own worst enemy, but be thine own best friend
Which commandement do you struggle with the most?