Compassion – Barriers & Solutions: Personal

Personal Barriers Some things that hinder compassion are the very things we often feel, such as . . . Fear: Fear of failure; Fear of rejection; Fear of being misunderstood; or Fear of not having all the answers. Fatigue: Work fatigue; Caretaker fatigue; or Personal fatigue (e.g., not enough sleep). Burnout: Too much work to […]

Compassion – Barriers & Solutions: Cultural

Cultural Barriers Some things that hinder compassion are related to: Personal Bias; Different Values; Language differences; or Ethnicity. Cultural Solutions Some simple ways we can address the cultural barriers to compassion are to… Be Self-Aware: Identify your own biases and prejudices; Challenge your own preconceived ideas of what and who people are; Recognize biases and […]