Caring for a loved one with health issues can be physically and emotionally exhausting, whether you are responsible for a special-needs child, an aging parent, or a disabled partner. Caregivers tend to prioritize the daily needs of their loved one over their own emotional and physical health. Lack of sleep leaves caregivers tense and irritable, too tired to do things they enjoy. Uncertainty about the future leads to anxiety, resentment and guilt. Your level of anxiety and stress can impact the day-to-day stress can leave the caregiver feeling overwhelmed, more vulnerable to unhealthy behaviors and prone to physical illness. How can you move forward when you feel so depleted?