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It All Starts with Time

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Just how does compassion fatigue (CF) get the upper hand in the lives of so many healthcare and human services workers? I believe it all starts with T-I-M-E. Tedious & Tireless Tasks: Tedious & Tireless Tasks take up more and more of time, leaving less room for connecting in positive ways with patients and coworkers. […]

Compassion Fatigue

Also called “secondary traumatic stress disorder” or “the cost of caring”, compassion fatigue (CF) is an advanced form of burnout characterized by deep physical, emotional, and spiritual exhaustion. Developing slowly over time, it is a quiet and slow erosion of your ability to feel and care for others caused by the overtaxation of your empathy, […]