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 and Moving through Compassion Fatigue
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
Compassion Fatigue and Energetic Medicine
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
Long But So Worth It
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
What are Your Triggers?
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?