Compassion fatigue, a rising problem in the medical community

When caring too much can hurt, a dinner event highlighting what to do about it


Phoenix, Arizona: When medical health professionals and caregivers focus on their patients without practicing self-care, destructive behaviors can surface. Exhaustion, isolation, bottled up emotions and even substance abuse top the list of symptoms associated with the secondary traumatic stress disorder now labeled as Compassion Fatigue.

“It’s thinking that created the behavior and it’s thinking that will change the behavior. Compassion fatigue is simply a physical manifestation of symptoms born of repeated behavior and habitual thought,” says Maya Nahra, RD, Founder and CEO of Nuuaria. Compassion fatigue – just like stress – need not be ‘managed,’ rather, can be eliminated with practiced habit change.

Nuuaria is hosting a physician and nurse practitioner dinner at the Arizona Biltmore on Thursday July 19th to address this important topic in a new light, offering new ways to eliminate the symptoms through habit change so health professionals can do what they do best –improve the quality of human lives, without the negative symptoms of compassion fatigue.

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About Nuuaria: Do you know what to do… and you’re just not doing it? Nuuaria is a center for change for people who fall off the wagon, have tried it all and don’t believe anything else will work but aren’t ready to give up yet. Nuuaria believes that change within the individual will result in the global changes necessary for a sustainable future. The company is dedicated to bringing the integration-focused change program to the masses, accessible to anyone desiring a better way.

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