Compassion fatigue is a phrase that is being discussed around the country as we all start another school year. Tim Elmore, Growing Leaders Founder, defines compassion fatigue as “the cost of caring.” In his recently published blog post on this topic, Mr. Elmore gives some guidance on how to navigate this type of fatigue. His suggestions are below.
- Pair up with a coach to insure your tank is full.
- Withdraw from pressures and enforce boundaries.
- Participate in professional and personal development.
- Witness something hopeful.
- Serve in some capacity.
You are encouraged to read his full blog article. Please click on the button below to be directed to his blog.