Sandy Mangis

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Care-giving VS Life

The Balancing Act of Care-giving vs Life

Is there a balancing act when it comes to care-giving and keeping a quality of life?  Let’s investigate things that can help you keep you from tipping over.   Care-giving can be a choice or a need.  However, it has come into your life and you still need to learn how to balance everything going Read more about The Balancing Act of Care-giving vs Life[…]

Wrong Ways to Smile

Wrong Ways to Smile In Taking Care Of Others

Did you know there are wrong ways to smile?  Have your emotions run wild when you are taking care of others and all you seem to be able to do is smile?   It is an emotional response that takes over?    Through my life I learned how to smile.  For me it comes naturally Read more about Wrong Ways to Smile In Taking Care Of Others[…]

Current Mindset Can Create Negativity

Signs that Mindset is Creating Negativity

Do you show the signs that your mindset is creating negativity in your life?  Learn these signs to help you move to the positive side. Mindset is an established set of attitudes held my someone.  In other words, mindset controls how you look at things around you and respond to them.  Without thinking we are Read more about Signs that Mindset is Creating Negativity[…]

How do you tackle things you don't want to do

Things Are Not Fun | How To Tackle Things

Things that are not fun.   How do you tackle things you don’t want to do?  Like cleaning out for your parents or someone that has passed.   My left turn life has been on spin cycle lately.  Some might call it overwhelm others will just call it exhaustion.  But I liked spin cycle. I Read more about Things Are Not Fun | How To Tackle Things[…]

Finding Peace with Care Giving

6 Ways to Improve Care-giving and Find Peace

Do you know there are ways to improve care-giving and find peace in what you do?  Knowing this helps when it’s not your choice to be the care-giver! Caretaking is stressful, how can you improve it and find a little peace along the way?  When caretaking has been put upon you by need not want, Read more about 6 Ways to Improve Care-giving and Find Peace[…]

Some Days are Better Than Others

Some Days Are Harder Than Others

Some days are harder than others.  The thought of having to be alone and do what needs to be done can be scary.   The wind was blowing hard and it was cold outside.  What would happen if???   We all grief in different ways and how we deal with it will determine where we will Read more about Some Days Are Harder Than Others[…]

What to Expect When You Expect the Unknown

What to Expect When You Expect the Unknown

Learning to expect the unknown is just like it sounds.  Impossible, but we need to find a way.    Life can have many unknowns, yet if we dwell on them, we get nothing done.  Having our mindset in the right place can help us get ready for just about anything.   In taking care of Read more about What to Expect When You Expect the Unknown[…]

A List of Things To Do When Your Life Turns Left

A List of Things To Do When Your Life Turns Left.

A list of things to do.   There are many things you need to do when you have a lost a loved one, but it all starts with a list and how you created it.   I was lucky enough to have time to go over things with him before his passing, and I will Read more about A List of Things To Do When Your Life Turns Left.[…]

Where do you find a new beginning

Where Do You Find A New Beginning

Where do you find a new beginning, family caregivers have a lot on their mind, but this one thing they don’t always think of. I had a hard time writing this post, for it is dear to my heart. This is the last thing we want to think about; however, it is very important for Read more about Where Do You Find A New Beginning[…]