Taking a Step Back: The Unlikely Way to Actually Increase Compassion Satisfaction

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Feeling burnout and apathetic in your work? Struggling with Compassion Fatigue? We’ve all been there. We begin to feel like the compassion satisfaction when we first started the job is lost and unlikely to come back. Well, perhaps less is more… According to the book, Peak Performance, it’s important to remember the following script: Rest + stress = growth. Don’t…

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Motivation is a Myth

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Motivation is a Myth Personally, I believe motivation is a myth. The myth is that we must be motivated to act. The trouble with this “motivation first” attitude is that it backfires. We think motivation is like a bubble. The longer we wait, the bigger it gets, the more likely we are to burst into action. The truth, however, is…

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Why Customer Service Matters

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There are certain companies I hate dealing with: AT&T, Direct TV, shady home warranty people, etc… Vista Print, however, is not one of them. For anyone looking to create their own brand for a business, event, or personalized gift, Vista Print is truly the way to go. Case in point, I recently ordered two branded coffee mugs. The Mental Fitness…

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The Symptoms of Stress

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The Symptoms of Stress According to the website, http://www.healthline.com/health/stress/effects-on-body,  “untamed” (my term, not theirs) chronic stress can have numerous negative effects on various components of our health.  The following is a brief synopsis on how each body system is affected by stress. Mentally, Emotionally and Socially             Symptoms of chronic stress include irritability, anxiety, and depression. You may suffer from…

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