Elizabeth Turp BACP Accredited Counsellor and author of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME: Support for Family & Friends
A thorough introduction to how mindfulness can be a lifeline for carers. Providing relevant evidence and opportunities for practice, there is clear progress through the stages I witness clients experience - from debilitating stress to mindful awareness - greatly improving quality of life within challenging circumstances.
Sandra Scheinbaum, Ph.D., IFMCP, CHC, Director, Functional Medicine Coaching Academy, Inc.
Mindfulness for Carers addresses a subject that is both difficult and complex. Who cares for the caregiver? The author wisely answers this questions by suggesting that carers turn inward, and offers a wide variety of practical, easy to follow suggestions for practicing self-care and mindfulness.
Nursing Older People
For nurses, the value of this book is the opportunity it offers to research the subject further and to explore the effect of caregivers' resilience. Carers who manage their own long-term conditions, stresses and personal demands will also find it useful.