Baby steps: Enhancing your well-being—and that of your clients—is easier than you think
Taking care of others day in and day out has always been stressful. The pandemic has made it, for many, overwhelming. Burnout and compassion fatigue affect so many case managers, disability management specialists, nurses, psychologists and other health professionals. They must juggle the challenges of looking after clients during the pandemic while addressing their own struggles.
“It is especially important for case managers and disability management specialists to take care of themselves in order not to burnout. Building your own well-being can give you more energy, resilience and creativity to better serve others,” says Teri Treiger, RN-BC, MA, CCM, FABQAURP, chair-elect, Commission for Case Manager Certification.
That’s because taking care of your well-being yields psychological, physical and intellectual benefits, says Beth Cabrera, Ph.D., TEDx speaker, founder of Cabrera Insights and author of Beyond Happy: Women, Work, and Well-Being.
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