When someone you love receives a difficult diagnosis, there’s so much you wish you could do—anything to lighten the burden, take away the pain, and make the world feel just a little more normal again. We’ve compiled a few of our favorite gifts for cancer patients—things that add comfort, brighten the day, and remind someone that you’re thinking of them, even if you’re far away.
Supporting a person’s sense of well-being is the overarching goal of an Arkeras gown through its fabric and its construction. The front-to-back design and attached wraparound scarf both aid in dressing. Here we offer our best methods on how to don the gown whether you are dressing yourself or are a caregiver dressing someone else.
Grief. It isn’t something our culture talks much about; it isn’t something our culture tends to be comfortable with. When others are grieving, we might feel uncertain—wanting to help, but not clear on how to support them in the ways that they might need. And when we ourselves are grieving, we tend not to share what’s happening—afraid that telling others about what’s on our hearts will somehow be a burden to them.
We’ve all been there: lying awake in a new bed in an unfamiliar room, exhausted but unable to sleep. It’s stressful and it’s frustrating. And in moments when your body especially needs rest, like when you’re preparing for a procedure, recovering from surgery, or living with an illness, it can be particularly challenging. No matter what the reason, here are some of our favorite ways to ensure a good night’s sleep.
As our part of the world begins to emerge from the pandemic, we find ourselves in territory that’s both uncertain and new. If you’re currently living with a challenging diagnosis, recovering from surgery, or weathering a life transition, you may be thinking extra carefully about how you can boost your energy and continue to support your body’s natural immunity.
Here at Arkeras, when we think of “aging gracefully,” so much of what we mean is acknowledgement, celebration, and gratitude for the gift of what is: a face, body, spirit, and mind that bear the traces of a life well-lived. Today, we want to share with you a few of our thoughts and perspectives on settling into a deeper relationship with your own process of aging.
It’s clear that connecting to nature is connected to well-being, and that we can go into every natural encounter with that sense of purpose in mind. But how do we get started? Where do we begin? We’ve put together some simple but impactful ways to incorporate the healing, grounding, and restorative power of nature into your days.