Caring for a loved one comes with daily challenges that make caring for you feel impossible. Using a journal can help you identify and overcome obstacles. Learn to use writing techniques to identify what you need to feel cared for and build a care plan that allows time for self-care. Lori Ramos Lemasters is the founder of CarePartnersResource and a certified Journal to the Self © therapeutic writing instructor. Lori is an educator, a writer and public speaker and a caregiver for her parents.