Your own Self-realization is the greatest service you can render the world.— Ramana Maharshi
Most Powerful Caregiving quotations
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
There are only four kinds of people in the world - those who have been caregivers, those who are caregivers, those who will be caregivers and those who will need caregivers.
One person caring about another represents life's greatest value.
Simply put, when there is no home birth in a society, or when home birth is driven completely underground, essential knowledge of women’s capacities in birth is lost to the people of that society—to professional caregivers, as well as to the women of childbearing age themselves.
What happens to a man is less significant than what happens within him.
I want to be able to raise my kid. I was totally being a martyr about it at first, thinking I could totally do it on my own, which I did for a while. I've hired a babysitter before, but as for a full-time caregiver... for a control freak like me, it ain't gonna happen!
It is so important as a caregiver not to become so enmeshed in the role that you lose yourself. It's neither good for you nor your loved one.
Conceal a flaw, and the world will imagine the worst.
Caregiving often calls us to lean into love we didn't know possible.
I believe that women and girls today have to partner in a powerful way with men - with their fathers, with their sons, with their brothers, with the plumbers, the road builders, the caregivers, the doctors, the lawyers, with our president and with all beings.
Caregiving has no second agendas or hidden motives.
The care is given from love for the joy of giving without expectation, no strings attached.
Alzheimer's is a family disease...It requires countless hours of care, which are typically provided by family caregivers...Wi thout professional help, it can be impossible to juggle providing that care with jobs, raising kids or just time for yourself.
I think our intelligence is a source of toxicity to nature and discomfort to ourselves unless our values are based on planetary values, are linked to the values of the rest of nature. Intelligence is not a license to trample. The proper role of intelligence in a planetary ecology is that of gardener, caregiver and maintainer of balance.
Women become breadwinners, men become caregivers. That's the birth of intimate marriage.
You can care very much about someone without being capable of becoming their primary caregiver in the event of their parents' untimely death.
Our contemporary society is experimenting with the diminishment of caregivers for children. Some children are raised through crucial stages of life by only one person. This one person, who strives to give the best, may be overwhelmed, busy, trying to raise many children. And even in homes with two parents, many children are essentially alone.
There's a special place in heaven for caregivers.
I know what's it's like to grow up with ADHD and how important it is for parents, caregivers and patients, to have access to accurate information.
When you're a caregiver, you need to realize that you've got to take care of yourself, because, not only are you going to have to rise to the occasion and help someone else, but you have to model for the next generation.
If a mother or a caregiver does not have a job that pays a living wage and they cannot afford child care, that is unacceptable.
I'm sure there are people who can toggle quickly from all-in caregiving to structured socializing, but I can't think of any offhand.
Caregiving requires the intention of love, caretaking requires the intention of fear. Not acting in anger when you are angry requires the intention of love.
In the heart or every caregiver is a knowing that we are all connected.
As I do for you, I do for me.
I think the main thing that we can do as adults helping young people to find the joy in reading, whether we're parents or caregivers or educators, is to come at that subliminally as much as possible and not to make it an issue. The key is to know the individual child and get them materials to read that's going to speak to them best.
Our emotional map is laid down mainly in relationship with our earliest caregiver in the first couple of years of life.
When you say, "Come in Jesus as my caregiver, stay out as my Lord," he can't. He's both.
The lifelong process of caregiving, is the ultimate link between caregivers of all ages. You and I are not just in a phase we will outgrow. This is life
The deepest change begins with men raising children as much as women do and women being equal actors in the world outside the home. There are many ways of supporting that, from something as simple as paid sick leave and flexible work hours to attributing an economic value to all caregiving and making that amount tax deductible.
We're in a culture where everything is either consumption or production, so child care is either a very, very bad-paying form of work or a very expensive luxury that you purchase. There isn't a good place in our picture of the world for what caregiving is about. Even teenage babysitters have sort of disappeared from the scene.
We have women entering lower-paying career fields.
Women are still, culturally, the primary caregivers for children, even though we would love to have fathers and mothers share responsibility.
As girls are given dollies and pushchairs while little boys are frowned upon for picking them up; while men are 'congratulated' for occasionally 'babysitting' their own children and women are castigated for daring to combine motherhood and career; while baby changing facilities are provided in women's toilets but rarely in the men's, is it any wonder we tend to take on the roles society stereotypically pushes on us when it comes to caregiving?
As long as women and the "feminine" such as caring and caregiving are devalued, we cannot realistically expect more caring economic policies. Young people have a major role to play in creating a caring economics.
Care work produces public goods, and should be supported in families by policies such as paid parental leave and caregiver tax credits, and by investments in good training and wages for caregiving, including early childhood education, in the market.
Post-genocide Rwanda has managed to implement a good universal health insurance scheme that covers a large proportion of the population. This came about because of the severity of the country's problems and the resulting high proportion of women in the parliament and among professional caregivers, which had a positive effect on policy.