6 Tips for Setting Compassionate Boundaries
In September’s post, we discussed compassion resilience, or CR, and how to move from compassion fatigue toward wellness. We also discussed the 7 C’s of CR that we can apply in our work with others to ourselves. Review them here. So far, we’ve talked a lot about what CR is and why it’s so important […]
Compassion Resilience: A Path to Wellness
In August’s post, we “pounced” on the subject of compassion fatigue and its harmful path by illustrating Eric Gentry’s research with the help of some cats. Need a reminder? Review it here. Compassion fatigue can result in feelings of depression, anxiety, sadness, exhaustion, and irritation. Knowing what compassion fatigue looks like is key in understanding […]
Compassion Fatigue’s Harmful Path
In our previous posts, If We Want To vs. If We Can and Self-Stigma: Internalizing Trauma, we considered the many, multilayered connections between trauma and compassion. Now, we’ll discuss compassion fatigue, or the gradual lessening of compassion over time, and how this can be a barrier to our experiences in and out the workplace. What […]
Self-Stigma: Internalizing Trauma
Learn about how trauma is internalized differently by adults and children, as well as the possible long and short term effects and how this can lead to self-stigma.
If We Want To vs. If We Can
Examine how we give and receive motivation and the difference between the “do well if they want to” and “do well if they can” mentalities.