“If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.”
— Jack Kornfield

Ma Chronicles: Caring for a Loved One With Alzheimer’s (Part 3) The Self Care Edition

Anjali Sunita
6 min readApr 21, 2023

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When caregiving, you get a frequent reminder from everyone in your midst to “take care of yourself”. It serves up a lukewarm feeling of receiving kindness, mixed with vague well-wishing, garnished with guilt. You must refill your cup, they say. Take care of the caretaker. The clichés seem endless. And at these times, even the suggestion to take…

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Anjali Sunita

As a writer, yoga teacher, and Ayurvedic consultant, Anjali shares globally with focus on tradition & accessibility. www.villlagelifewellness.com