Caring for Yourself While Caring for Others, Part 1 of 2

The work of being with the dying and their family is intense and can be very draining. It is essential to take good care of yourself to be sustainable. Here are some suggestions….

(1) Pay attention to your spiritual or inner life to stay grounded and personally fulfilled. This means figuring out how you fit into the bigger picture. Whether you are part of a larger congregation of like believers or a lone wolf, adopt practices that fill your soul and give you hope, and do them. The word “practice” is important here.

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