Using scales to support

Using scales to support

When someone asks you “How are you feeling today?” Your automatic response is to say “fine”. But what if your asked the question “From 1-5 how are you feeling today?” Now, in order to answer that… you need to stop, think, reflect, and...
What is Compassion Fatigue?

What is Compassion Fatigue?

  It’s no surprise that research studies are finding that a ministry leader’s well-being is negatively impacted by the work of serving and caring for others.   This is not a fault of the leader or even of ministry itself.  Compassion fatigue is not a result of...
5 Ways care giving impacts your life

5 Ways care giving impacts your life

In helping professions, compassion fatigue is an occupational hazard of the job.  There is nothing to be ashamed of, or feel guilty about when you find yourself worn-out and not wanting to hear any more sadness and problems.       Compassion fatigue is...