just be calm

Consider this to be your daily mantra.

With so many things to do in the day and so many people to be (nurse, driver, chef, accountant), it’s such a relief to focus on just being in one mental state. While we can’t (yet!) help you unload the groceries or manage medications, we can inspire you to stay present and motivated. Our CareCard campaign for July is centered on getting centered: Today, just be… We’ll help you set your emotional goal, just for today.

Your daily mantra: just be free

Just be there for yourself and your loved oneGratitude changes attitudesHonest Kind to yourselfCaregivers have such incredible strengthPositivePlayfulBe gentle with yourself todayUnderstandingRealPeaceful Whole-Self MindfulPresent with the gifts you haveWillingnessCalmUnconditionalHopefulTruthfulStillAliveUnknownAware of your breathReflectiveCompassionate Loud Connected


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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