It’s officially the giving season.

But caregivers have been giving for many seasons already, and possibly many more. We don’t have the ability to press pause on our caregiving responsibilities so we can enjoy the holidays. With our shopping done in our precious spare time, we will have even less time (and more stress!) than usual. It’s safe to say, we’re not even on our gift list.

This December, we’ll help you give little gifts to yourself.

These gifts will help you feel good without spending any money and less than five minutes of time. To you, from you. Thank yourself for coming this far!

The Gift of a Quote-spiration Spot

Pick out three of your favorite inspirational quotes or choose from our CareCards collection. Write or print them out. Tape one to the fridge, one to the bathroom mirror and one to a place of your choosing (suggestions:  journal, front door, night stand, remote control). Wherever you put it, make sure to take a picture and send it to us or tweet them to @theCGspace.

The most creative “quote-spiration spot” will be posted to our Facebook page, with over 26,000 fans!

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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