HELPING SOMEONE WHO IS STRUGGLING

kate safsep

1. Clean Their Place

 

2. Cook Them Food

 

3. Run Errands for Them

 

4. Offer Them a Lift

 

5. Help Them Stay Distracted

 

6. Accompany Them to the Doctor or Psychologist

7. Offer Them a Place to Stay

8. Help Them with Administrative Tasks

9. Make Them a Care Package

10. Offer to Babysit (Or Petsit or Housesit)

 

Remember, it’s important for you to set realistic boundaries and practice self-care when you’re supporting someone, especially when they’re having a really rough time.

Spending emotional energy on your friends is admirable – but as the saying goes, you can’t pour from an empty cup, and you can’t take care of others unless you take care of yourself.

http://everydayfeminism.com/2017/03/support-someone-struggling-now/

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