Compassion Fatigue and Self Care for Practitioners

Compassion Fatigue and Self Care for Practitioners

When I was a medical doctor, I suffered burnout three times. This was in the 1990s and few people, least of all me, had any idea what was wrong when overwhelming fatigue took over and we had to stop working for a while. I had not been taught about self-care and knew...
5 Tips for When Trauma Makes You Clumsy

5 Tips for When Trauma Makes You Clumsy

This article was originally published on The Mighty, on March 24th, 2022 I am a champion face-planter. I am also highly skilled at tripping over nothing, walking into door frames, and tipping things over. This illustrious title hasn’t won me any medals, rather the...