Research has shown that lack of sleep is a key lifestyle factor that will determine whether you will get Alzheimer’s or not. Going without sleep for a week would affect your blood sugars to such an extent that you would be classified as pre-diabetic.
Reaching out to a qualified counsellor/coach can be helpful during these challenging life events. A trained professional is not connected to your life in anyway and is able to listen without judgement or bias.
Self-care should be at the top of our list, yet for many of us it’s at the bottom of the pile. Self-care is not being selfish. Rather it’s about attending to your needs so that you are able to support those that you love.