Regular reminders help caregivers reduce stress
While caring for your older adult, you might run into stressful situations, annoyances, and arguments on a regular basis.
One simple way to reduce caregiving stress and the physical damage it causes is to regularly remind yourself what’s important, why you should let go of negativity, or to take a brief time-out.
But how can you remember to take a moment to de-stress when every day is so hectic? We found a simple and free solution using the smartphone alarm that’s already at your fingertips.
Using your smartphone alarm to remind yourself to breathe, relax, or think about an inspiring quote is an effective way to reduce stress and improve health.
We walk through how to set up simple de-stressing alerts on your smartphone and share suggestions that we’ve found helpful.