If Helping Others is Your Career, Here’s How to Cope with Empathy Burnout
When working with kids, in nonprofits, or around difficult communities, more empathy is often required in order to make progress and help others. But does it end up harming you? As we learn in this Soul Pancake video, it turns out that there’s such a thing as empathy burnout—and it’s important to learn how to cope. If you make time for taking care of yourself, and have a network of friends or coworkers to rely on, empathy burnout can be minimized so you can be your best self.