Going to crash sites, talking to grieving families, and listening to black box recordings takes an emotional toll.
This is how social media editors deal with their high-stress gigs.
"I think physicians want to see themselves as strong and being able to fix things on their own, and not needing too much help."
Blood, guts, and trauma are just part of the job description.
You think your job is stressful?
People in the funeral industry can report high levels of stress and anxiety similar to caregivers. It's known as compassion fatigue.
"It felt like the parts of my brain that contain motivation, energy, and the ability to arrange ideas had been injected with novocaine."