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Reducing the Cost of Caring – How Do You Respond to Compassion Fatigue?

Posted October 16, 2018 by CHC Wellbeing. Filed under WELLBEING IMPROVEMENT, PHYSICAL WELLBEING, WELLBEING, EMOTIONAL WELLBEING, STRESS, COMPASSION, WELCOA, FATIGUE

Compassion Fatigue

We recently had the privilege of contributing to the WELCOA blog. After a lot of thought, we chose to cover a topic that impacts anyone who works in the wellness industry. It’s called compassion fatigue. Having a career where a higher purpose is baked into your job description at a deep level can be very inspiring and uplifting. But there is a cost for caring. And that the price tag can be considerable. Think about nurses, teachers, counselors, first responders, nonprofit leaders, and…wellness professionals. All of these jobs are part of a “helping profession” and put you at considerable risk of compassion fatigue. Check out our article to see how you can reduce the cost of caring.

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