12. Reset Your Energy through Self-Care with Elizabeth-Leigh Bradley
Summary: In today’s episode, Elizabeth-Leigh shares valuable ways to avoid stress & burnout with simple daily self-care practice.<br> In this episode:<br> Elizabeth-Leigh and I talk about a topic that’s especially relevant today, as we all grapple through this pandemic, and the emotional turmoil this has created.<br> <br> Hear more about:<br> <br> * Taking the edge off for leaders and caregivers who are used to being ‘the voice of calm’<br> * How self-care includes building your support system outside your immediate family<br> * Ways to bring joy back into your life (that fits in your schedule) and how to break down mental barriers<br> <br> Guest Info:<br> Elizabeth-Leigh Bradley, Motivational Speaker, Creator of The Balanced Care System, and Chief Motivational Caregiver, is the founder of Every Day Caregivers, a company built exclusively to support the psychological health and wellness needs of caregivers.<br> <br> As a result of her own long-distance and long-term family caregiving experience, Elizabeth-Leigh has poured her 20(+) years as a family therapist, chief clinical officer, educator, and national trainer into the creation of The Balanced Care System. She is committed to ensuring no other caregiver, whether one is a family member or a professional caregiver, has to go through an experience like the one that nearly ended her life. Learn more about Every Day Caregivers at <a href="https://everydaycaregivers.com/.">https://everydaycaregivers.com/.</a><br> <br> <br> <br> <br> Resources:<br> You can connect with Elizabeth-Leigh here:<br> <br> — <a href="https://everydaycaregivers.com/">EverydayCaregivers.com</a><br> <br> — <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabeth-leigh-bradley">LinkedIn</a><br> <br> — <a href="https://www.instagram.com/everydaycaregivers/">Instagram (@everydaycaregivers)</a><br> <br> — <a href="https://www.facebook.com/elizabeth.leigh.bradley.edc">Facebook (@elizabeth.leigh.bradley.edc)</a><br> Want to support us? Love this podcast?<br> Please tell your friends and colleagues, share our posts, or take a moment to review us and subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, or where you listen to the podcast! We are extremely grateful for your support. <br> <br> Click the link below to receive weekly updates and stay informed about new podcast episodes!<br> <br> <a href="http://eepurl.com/gmA_JX">http://eepurl.com/gmA_JX</a><br> Transcript:<br> Intro (00:00): Welcome to Seniors' Care Matters, part of the qodpod Network. Each week, Seniors' Care Matters provides inspiring interviews and insights to help you lead, connect and engage with your teams and your residents' families. We focus on ways to enhance your leadership approach and presence with practical tips to build a relational culture and create breakthrough results. And now, here's your host for Seniors' Care Matters, Deborah Bakti.<br> <br> Deb (00:30): I had the pleasure of being on a panel for the Pioneer Network with other family members who have had, or currently have loved ones living in a seniors' care home. And this is where I met today's guest, Elizabeth-Leigh Bradley. First, I'm going to share her bio info with you. Elizabeth-Leigh Bradley is a motivational speaker, creator of the balanced care system, chief motivational caregiver and founder of everyday caregivers- a company built exclusively to support the psychological health and wellness needs of caregivers. As a result of her own long distance and longterm family caregiving experience, Elizabeth-Leigh has poured her 20 plus years as a family therapist, chief clinical officer, educator, and national trainer into the creation of the balanced care system. She is committed to ensuring no other caregiver, whether one is a family member or a professional caregiver, has to go through an experience like the one that nearly ended her life.