Caring.com has some 10 minute pick-me-ups that can help with compassion fatigue. And note to add to our readers. We're sorry about the links not always working. For some reason when saving and re-editing posts the links have been disappearing and we're not sure why. … [Read more...] about Compassion Fatigue Pick-Me-Ups.
Change is important in the paradigm of Asian Medicine. Change means movement. Like my first theory professor, who said that if learning theory was building a house, we'd be building a door, a window, a room here or there and walls and things would go together in no logical order. … [Read more...] about Change and Moving through Compassion Fatigue
One part of what I wanted to write about is the energetic pattern of compassion fatigue. I graduated from Oregon College of Oriental Medicine and have been a licensed acupuncturist in the state of Washington since 1999. That's my bias and where my language comes from when I talk … [Read more...] about Compassion Fatigue and Energetic Medicine
Notes from a Dog Walker has a great article on compassion fatigue from a very personal place, as a shelter worker. Upon leaving the shelter, after being completely burned out, Jessica says, "I felt guilty that I was leaving my fellow co-workers behind in the trenches to do the … [Read more...] about Long But So Worth It
Reading about compassion fatigue, there's not much about animal rescue workers. That's why I was so excited that someone would offer a course. Reading about it, I was extrapolating the various types of compassion fatigue that are studied to apply to shelter workers. I think the … [Read more...] about What are Your Triggers?