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It can be difficult for Sandwiched Boomers to maintain a sense of optimism when emotional circumstances are complicated and perhaps even painful. But you owe it to yourself to begin to better understand and cope with your changing moods. Talking about your negative feelings can increase your awareness and mitigate symptoms. In addition, you need to flip the coin and look on the bright side – for example, recognize the insight, strengths and skills that are already an integral part of you. Some experts say that you have to feel … Continue reading

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This ends our posts of how you, as Sandwiched Boomers, can take care of yourself as you juggle family responsibilities: 1. Draw upon your strengths – both personal and spiritual – as you put one foot in front of the other and do what you have to do each day. You know best what sustains you in difficult times – love, duty, loyalty, faith, hope, compassion, bravery, forgiveness. 2. Create boundaries to protect yourself. Don’t beat yourself up for the mistakes you make – learn from them. Rather than give … Continue reading

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