What is compassion fatigue? Caregivers explain.
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“Suffering from compassion fatigue does not mean you’re bad at helping or caring, it only means the scale between caring for others and caring for yourself is no longer balanced,” [Lynne Hughes] says. “When you’re in a role where you’re nurturing and caring for others – it’s imperative to extend that nurture and care to yourself so that your ‘well’ does not run dry.”

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