CARERS LOFT

Stress Relief and Self Care Tools And Resources For Carers and Caregivers Of Loved Ones

How Is The News Bad For You?

There is one thought I’d like you to consider very seriously. How is the news bad for you? I think many people would see it as an important part of life and would disagree with someone saying that the news might not necessarily be good for you. I want to tell you why I stopped […]

I Need A Hero

Visiting YouTube the other day searching for something completely different, the words “I need a hero” boomed out at me as I came across an old song that had started playing on a playlist that I had inadvertently opened. These words just happened to strike a chord with me in that moment in time. I hadn’t […]

Coloring Apps For Adults – Free

I recently came across some free coloring apps for adults for smart phones. Since I’ve already written a blog on coloring and its benefits to adults for stress relief, I wanted to let you know you can now find coloring in ‘to go’ in a handy portable method, accessible right there on your smart phone. […]

How To Relax Kids

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How to relax kids in today’s world is becoming more and more elusive and difficult due to children being exposed to higher incidences of stressful situations in everyday life.   Relax Kids – The Wishing Star   Marneta Viegas wrote a book called The Wishing Star, now part of a series known as ‘Relax Kids’, […]

Review – The Wishing Star – Marneta Viegas – How To Relax Kids

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Knowing how to relax kids in today’s society has become quite crucial to their ability to cope. I highly recommend the book The Wishing Star written by Marneta Viegas. It has 52 meditations that use visualisation and imagination to help teach children skills to find relaxation in their often times hectic worlds. It is my […]

Stop The Complaining To See What Happens!

Have you ever heard of the concept where you stop the complaining to just take a break and see what happens? We all do it. We all complain. I know I am as guilty as the next person for doing it. In fact I think it is so ingrained into human behaviour that it seems […]

What Is A Gratitude Journal For?

I’ve heard a lot about it, but what is a gratitude journal for anyway?  What’s all the fuss about and should you start one? There is a trend with the world currently that explores how using gratitude can enhance one’s life. This idea is being used in many areas of the self-help realm and psychology […]

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