The caregiving profession calls for sacrificial giving in difficult, painful circumstances. Caregivers are stressed by their caring duties, which can trigger their own pain from the past. Staying aware of the emotions that arise within is essential for caregivers in order to stay effective and resilient. They have an important choice: to bury their stress and pain, becoming bitter and resentful candidates for burnout; or to work through their stress and pain, healing themselves and continuing to provide compassionate care.
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