Caring for Self While Caring for Others: Sustaining Compassion and Preventing Burnout with Self-Compassion Core Skills
Providing care to those who are suffering or struggling is what we do,
Exercise, yoga and eating well are some of the ways we may try to care for ourselves,
when we can. But this can often feel like added pressure
– and is impossible while on the job.
There is another way that increasing research is showing
can help us prevent burnout, manage vicarious trauma and build resiliency
– even in the midst of overwhelming situations.