Here’s another good article from HelpGuide.org, a website focused on emotional and mental health. Though this article isn’t specific to caregiving stress, the overall discussion of stress certainly applies to the caregiving situation. Six strategies for managing stress are described: exercise, social support, engage your senses, relaxation, a healthy diet, and sleep.
Here’s a link to the article:
Stress Symptoms, Signs, and Causes: Improving Your Ability to Handle Stress
By Jeanne Segal, Ph.D., Melinda Smith, M.A., Robert Segal, M.A., and Lawrence Robinson
Last updated: April 2017