Dealing With the Stress of Others
It is hard enough to manage our own stress never mind that of others.
Posted Jun 05, 2012
Second, try to triage your compassion. Focus on those who you are most engaged with and those with whom you can make a difference in their lives.
Fourth, don’t underestimate the value of solidarity. You might not be able to fix the stress of others but just being there for them and walking with them on their journey can be powerful and important.
Finally, find ways to recharge your batteries. A run, walk, some private time, prayer, meditation, the distraction of a sporting event or a good movie all may help to give you a break before you go out there again to help others.
So, what do you think?