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Support Report: Taking the Time


A common theme in this week’s tele-coaching small group, “My Doable Self-Care Plan,” was “Taking the Time for Self-Care.” Each group member noticed how taking the time for relaxation, decadence, a slower pace, a deeper awareness of self-presence – helped to better the balance of the week. Moving forward with a listening heart, vision, inquiry, […]

Support Report: Self-Care Script


Getting into a habit of reviewing our self-care intentions for the week or day is foundational for a renewing self-care program. For many people including myself, this intention-setting is most effective first thing in the morning, and at the the beginning of each week. My Doable Self-Care Plan Small Group Tele-Coach participants have been experimenting […]

Support Report: Insomnia Be Gone!


This week the My Doable Self-Care Plan Small Group participants touched upon a self-care topic common to many long-term caregivers: insomnia. Holistic recommendations for addressing this challenge include: 1. Exercise: A group member shared that despite being exhausted from her dementia caregiving role, the days she exercises she experiences an emotional pick-me-up and she sleeps […]

Register Now! My Doable Self-Care Plan 4wk Small Group


For the first time, I’m offering a small group tele-coaching opportunity for caregivers interested in prioritizing their self-care practices. This tele-coaching small group is available to anyone in the country who would like to join us via conference call for four weeks in June. We’ll meet for 60 minutes on Tuesday evenings (limit 6 participants). […]

Oct 9: Tour the Gardens


Visit us at our home in Topsfield, MA for complimentary Garden Tours to be offered 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, October 9, 2010. Karl and Mary will share the story of their first 2 seasons spent developing a Koi Pond, Cut Flower Garden, Kitchen Garden, Ornamental Tree and Shrub Garden, Orchard Avenue, Raspberry Patch, North Lawn, Cedar Grove and Tunnel, East Lawn, West Lawn, and Secret Garden. Mary and Karl are working towards making the garden areas accessible by users of wheelchairs/walkers within the next 2-5 years.
Address: 202 Haverhill Rd., Topsfield, MA 01983; Get Directions; Read about Our Home