ARE YOU A HELPING PROFESSIONAL?
Helping professionals are people whose life work entails nurturing the physical, psychological, intellectual, emotional and spiritual wellbeing of others. Doctors, nurses, therapists, educators, social workers, ministers, counselors, life coaches… people like you!
THE DOWNSIDE OF CARING…
Providing personal care can be challenging! Helping Professionals often experience burnout, exhaustion, vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue. Passion and enthusiasm can quickly become disillusionment and disconnection. This is all-too-common in Healthcare, Human Services and the other Helping Professions.
- 20% of nurses’ mental health has made their workload difficult to handle
- 48% of social workers experience personal distress due to their work
- 50% of physicians suffer from high levels of emotional exhaustion
- 80% of nurses access their employee assistance program
BURNOUT DOESN’T HAVE TO BE AN INEVITIBILITY.
Connect with your contribution and rediscover the passion that ignited your career in the first place!
If you want to cross the bridge from fear to excitement, there is one thing you need for the journey…curiosity. Half-Way Point I read somewhere that July 1 – Canada Day – marked the exact half-way point through the year 2016. Wow! I knew it was moving quickly – that was solid evidence. […]