You are Infinite
The author of this quote is unknown,
“In my life, I've lived, I've loved, I've lost, I've missed, I've hurt, I've trusted,
I've made mistakes, but most of all, I've learned...”
We have been there, done that and so has our care receiver, but we want to feel empathy for our care receiver to exhibit our ability to understand their feelings through their journey. What have they lived, loved, lost, missed, hurt, trusted, what mistakes have they made, and what have they learned? Atticus Finch, the courageous lawyer and loving father, explains his philosophy to his young daughter in Harper Lee’s book, To Kill a Mockingbird,
Self-care Ritual: Learn something new about your care receiver. The conversation will meander down uncharted paths leading toward new enlightenments.