Life is a balance between holding on and letting go.

Caregivers understand this balance. Letting go of the way life moved before, holding on to the movements you love in this life. Letting go of the person you want your loved one to be, holding on to the person your loved one is. Letting go of fear, resentment, and anger, holding on to love, your support system, yourself.

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Written by Alexandra Axel
Alexandra Axel was the first founding staff member at The Caregiver Space. As a New York native, Allie grew up people-watching and story-collecting, eventually pursuing her undergraduate degree from The College of New Jersey in sociology and creative writing. At The Caregiver Space, she worked with social media, graphic design, blogging, and program development to brand and grow an online community composed of, and focused on, caregivers. From the seedlings of an idea to the thriving community that it is today, Allie was there from the beginning to support the evolution of The Caregiver Space. Allie enjoys writing poetry and short fiction, devouring books, biking, crafting, urban agriculture and imperfectly cooking. She currently resides in Brooklyn with her pup, Hen.

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