I told you that last week I was heading to The Enlightened Entrepreneur Experience and indeed, it was just THAT…but not just enlightening… powerful on so many levels. There was the business level, of course. There was the emotional level, but then therewas also the inspirational “Take Hold Get Going” level that is difficult to put into words. For me, this happens when someone reaches us in our gut! It happened numerous times during the weekend, and it was magnificent. My personal challenge is to keep that energy alive and bring it to you each and every day. This is my commitment.
We had the pure joy of being introduced to Sam Cawthorn…the most inspirational human being I have ever had the good fortune of experiencing. I’m certain you’ve never heard of him, but he is a movement unto himself and you should know Sam…even if it’s just watching his videos or reading his blog. It will be time well spent. He has more focused, passionate energy about appreciating life than I have ever seen. His mission is teaching us all to “Bounce Forward!” Check out his site and you’ll see what I mean.
How does this translate to caregiving? Caregivers need to find inspiration. It can become easy to get stuck in the day-to-day tasks that need doing. We forget that the very act of caregiving is the most beautiful gift for another person that we can give. We forget that one day it will be over. We forget the importance of providing comfort and care for a loved one who can’t care for him/herself anymore. We forget how our presence symbolizes safety, security, comfort and love for another. It’s just too easy to forget. And it’s also too easy to take our loved one for granted. Sam Cawthorn reminds us NEVER to do this.
So let’s start a movement. Let’s let this movement be about Empowering and Enlightening Caregivers. Let’s find a way to get out of the doldrums and move towards making a decision to change what isn’t working…making a decision to live in power and strength and clarity around the caregiving journey. It begins with you and you can do this. You have the power within you…I can help you tap into it and then we can get our Movement started. Will you join me?
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