Discover Your Oasis: Escape Compassion Fatigue

Discover Your Oasis: Escape Compassion Fatigue

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Discover Your Oasis: Escape Compassion Fatigue

Do you work in the helping professions, education, emergency services, healthcare, ministry, social services, or government? Do you care for an aging loved one or a special needs child? If your career or life includes caring for the needs of others, you are at risk of developing compassion fatigue and even burnout. The stress of constantly giving and serving can parch your energy and vitality. Are you so busy taking care of others that you forget to take care of yourself?

Discover Your Oasis will guide you with both big ideas and practical steps to refresh yourself professionally and personally. Become a sustainable caregiver who can go the distance. Learn how to reduce your stress and increase your satisfaction.

Psychiatrist Dr. William S. Cook, Jr. and executive coach Grant D. Fairley take you through short, readable chapters on how to escape compassion fatigue, avoid burnout, and find your inner oasis.

Additional contributions are included by sleep specialist Dr. Brenda Hines, interventional endocrinologist Dr. Larry Komer, pain and rehabilitative physician Dr. Blair Lamb, and licensed professional counselor Chris Redden.

Topics:

Compassion*Caregivers*Service*Helping Professions*Self-Care*Team Work*Stress Management*Compassion Fatigue*Burnout*Elder Care*Police*Satisfaction*Firefighters*Emergency Workers*Social Work*Ministry*Judiciary*Government Service*Leadership*Healthy Sleep*Forgiveness*Listening*Healthy Hormones*Friendships*PTSD*Spirituality*Mentoring*Hope*Special Needs Children*Recovery*Mindfulness*Renewal*Emotional Health*Careers*

Chapter Titles:

Discover Your Oasis *The Passion in Compassion *Hummingbirds and Camels *Discover Your Sleep Oasis *Called to Care *Mindfulness: Your Mental Oasis*Three Short - Three Long - Three Short *Surviving Your 20 Percent *All

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781897202326
Publisher: Silverwoods Publishing - a division of McK Consult
Publication date: 07/06/2018
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.42(d)

About the Author

William S. Cook, Jr., M.D., is a board certified outpatient psychiatrist who provides outpatient treatment in a confidential, private office setting in both Jackson, Mississippi, and Natchez.


Dr. Cook treats patients from ages 18 and upwards for a variety of psychiatric issues that include mood disorders, ADHD, relationship issues, and opioid dependence. He is the co-author of "Your Third Act - A Guide to a Great Retirement", "Discover Your Oasis - Escape Compassion Fatigue," and contributed to "New Hope for Concussions, TBI & PTSD."


Grant D. Fairley is an executive coach and inspirational speaker with Strategic Seminars. His coaching and seminars cover a wide range of topics, including leadership, finance, team building, sales training, relationships, personal development, motivation, conflict management and more. He serves corporate and government leaders, lawyers, physicians, senior sales professionals, and educators to enhance and develop their careers and personal effectiveness. Grant is a graduate of Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois.


Over the years, he has had a liberal arts life, with a range of leadership, education, and consulting activities. Teaching, writing, and encouraging others are common threads in the many roles. In addition to writing books, he is the co-author of a number of patents relating to technology and healthcare.


His book, "Look Up - Way Up! The Friendly Giant" is the biography of televisions beloved Robert Homme."Up to the Cottage - Memories of Muskoka" tells the tales of the charm of an old family cottage in the 1900s and the love of cottage life. He co-authored with his friend and colleague, Michael H. Lanthier, "Own Your Future - Wisdom for Wealth and a Better Tomorrow." It introduces readers to the big ideas of personal investment and career planning. "Your Third Act - A Guide to a Great Retirement" is co-authored with geriatric psychiatrist and friend, Dr. Bill Cook. The book explores preparing yourself for the opportunities and challenges of retirement. It also guides those in retirement to have an enjoyable and meaningful life. Grant and Dr. Cook collaborate again in their newest book on compassion fatigue, "Discover Your Oasis - Escape Compassion Fatigue" supporting those caregivers in the helping professions, healthcare, education, ministry, government, and emergency services.

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