Compassion fatigue looks a bit different from person to person but often leaves people feeling exhausted

When you’re exposed to constant stressors, as we’ve all been over the past few years, it’s natural to experience compassion fatigue

Maybe you find yourself feeling less affected by horrific shootings, or perhaps you feel indifferent to protests on reproductive justice or unable to help people living in Ukraine

Compassion fatigue also doesn’t happen overnight. It takes weeks, sometimes months or years, to take hold

Those with compassion fatigue tend to develop a more pessimistic view of the world and begin to lack hope about the future

Compassion fatigue may also cause changes in cognitive function, affecting people’s ability to think clearly, make decisions and use good judgment

Compassion fatigue may also cause changes in cognitive function, affecting people’s ability to think clearly, make decisions and use good judgment

With time, you’re going to find that the ‘on moments’ are going to become diluted more and more and more, where you’re just going to feel the low end of that