Being a caretaker is both a noble responsibility and a significant challenge. Whether you're caring for a child, a parent, a spouse, or a friend, the role of a caretaker can be emotionally and physically demanding. Amidst the endless tasks and the boundless love poured into the care of another, it's easy for caretakers to overlook their own well-being. However, neglecting self-care can lead to burnout, exhaustion, and diminished capacity to provide effective care.

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Ever feel like you have nothing left to give?  Do you come home from work and feel exhausted? Have you found that you might tend to “snap” at your co-workers or people in your personal life?  Do you find that you procrastinate on things when feeling overwhelmed or unmotivated?  These can be signs of compassion fatigue.  For those who have careers in the helping profession, this is a very common experience