Well Being

You the caregiver need to kick back (when you can) and get in touch with life. Do it! (Guilt free.)

How to achieve emotional wellness

How to achieve emotional wellness

by STEPHANIE ERICKSON
Contributor

When people ask me how I am, I’m not sure what they mean.

Are they just following social norms and niceties or are they really asking me about my overall well-being? I think it’s a social reflex; I definitely don’t think they want to know about my emotional state. But what does this really mean, how ARE we? How can we measure our well-being and does it relate to our physical, emotional or spiritual self? Who defines emotional wellness and is it a fluid and evolving concept? This week’s guest, Dr. Lawana Gladney, author of “If you’re in the driver’s seat, why are you lost? A Roadmap to an Amazing Life,” joins me in discussing what emotional wellness is and how to achieve it no matter what our circumstances are.

View all Alz Live Audio View Alz Live’s SoundCloud Channel



About the author

Stephanie Erickson

Read All Articles by Stephanie Read More Read Less

You might also enjoy:

Thanksgiving Prayer for Caregivers

Thank you for loving me enough to take care of me. Thank you for the times your meal is cold, because…

Listen to Dancing Queen ... live a little

“You need to do something fun,” a friend said. “I’m too tired to think of something fun,”…

Treat Yourself … Without Guilt

You’ve been up all night with your mom, who has moderate Alzheimer’s. You’ve fed her; dropped…

Chicago study: mindfulness an uplifting therapy

A new study by Northwestern University in Chicago reports that mindfulness training for individuals…

comments powered by Disqus