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Caregivers Burnout

Compassion Fatigue Is a Call to Action

Dike Drummond, M.D. | Posted 02.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Dike Drummond, M.D.

Remember the oxygen mask and get your needs taken care of first. Take exquisite care of yourself as the foundation for taking care of others. This is the only way you can be emotionally available for your patients and your family and avoid even deeper levels of burnout.

VIDEO: Is Compassion Meditation The Key To Better Caregiving?

Matthieu Ricard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Matthieu Ricard

Neuroscientist Tania Singer is planning to train caregivers, nurses and doctors in compassion meditation. This would to allow them to offer altruistic services to those in pain without themselves suffering from empathic distress.