I’ve been spending a lot of time exhausted lately. Not tired. Not fatigued. But utterly exhausted.
That’s life when your partner accepts their dream job 1000 miles away and you’re unexpectedly trying to prep your house for sale with only about a month to work with. Especially when you throw in other things, » Read more
It’s something they warn all new therapists about, the plague of people in the helping professions: Compassion fatigue.
Compassion fatigue is also sometimes known as secondary traumatic stress disorder or vicarious stress.
It’s a lot like it sounds. Compassion fatigue occurs when you spend so much time taking care of other people, » Read more
Saturday morning. Slept in. But I’m still exhausted from another long week at work.
It’s all conflict all the time now there. Between my coworkers, the mediation, the hearing people out.
The fear. The lack of insight. From everyone. And I’m sure there’s stuff I’m not seeing, as tempting as it is to judge everyone. » Read more