Tag: compassion

Empathy Fatigue: How to Care For a World That Is Constantly Suffering

empathy fatigue
The holidays are a time of giving. They are also a time of needing. People all around us need to be made safe, secure, confident, loved, protected, sheltered, fed. People need these things from my country, my family, my people, my neighbors and myself. They need them all the time but the reality of the demand seems more acute during Christmas. And in response, those who have, give. I have, so I give. That part is easy. Giving is easy. The world wants more though, the world demands that I care. That we pull from our deepest pain and through some alchemy, extend goodness and [...] Continue reading


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