How do I distance myself from others problems and still remain caring and concerned for their situation?
I work with many people everyday, in the last few months I have heard so many heartbreaking stories about peoples financial situations, losing their jobs, homes, etc... That most evenings I go home depressed and worried I could end up in the same situation. How do I separate myself from the problems of others? My job requires compassion and good listening skills when dealing with others. There really is no way for me to NOT listen to their troubles? I just want to know how to keep me sane in the process.
Asked By: Badkitty - 3/13/2009
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You are in a situation where you can be uplifting to people... More
Answered By: Kelly S - 3/13/2009
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You just have to close those windows when they pop open. Move on to something else. Make yourself busy at home so you don't have time for the sadness to creep in.
Answered By: Michael T - 3/13/2009
REALIZE THAT EVERYTHING WILL BE OKAY, THINGS HAPPEN EVERYDAY, JUST MAKE THE BEST OF IT, ENJOY THE FACT YOU'RE NOT IN THE SITATION, BECAUSE IT'S TRUE IT MAY HAPPEN TO YOU. WHY BE MISERABLE NOW IF YOU DON'T HAVE A REASON? WORRYING IS THE MOST USLESS EMOTION, IT DOES NOTHING TO HELP.
Answered By: simone - 3/13/2009
tell yourself that you're here to help this person. and you won't be able to if you crash down. it's your responsibility to remain calm and sensible, yet human. also, believe that whatever happens to you, you've attracted to urslef. and only you are in charge of your destiny.
Answered By: sanam - 3/13/2009
well I pray for people and leave it up to God. Some things are just too big for us, Have faith that in the end God will take care of things. Its not up to you to fix everyone. tell these people to remain possitive in hard times and think about the things they still have to be thankful for. it will make them feel better... More
Answered By: sefain85 - 3/13/2009
Here is the bottom line on that... More
Answered By: Playto - 3/13/2009
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