When you become a source of support or care for someone in your life, be it a friend or family member, it can be easy to forget about your own well-being. Whether the person in question is dealing with a long-term issue, or you are simply helping someone through a tough time, try to keep the following suggestions in mind to stay healthy yourself:
Accept the situation
Sometimes the situations we find ourselves in are hard to accept, (for example if a loved one develops an illness), but by resisting what is happening, your anxiety is likely to spill over to the person suffering. Try to accept the situation for what it is to help lower stress and anxiety levels.
Find shortcuts for eating healthy
If you find yourself travelling a lot to support someone, healthy eating can go out the window in favour of snacking on the move. To keep your diet as healthy as possible, try to find some shortcuts – snack on easy to eat...