The Moral Distress of Being a Veterinarian
Many vets feel conflicted about pet owners' insistence on over-treatment or inappropriate requests for euthanasia, and it takes a toll: suicide rates in the industry are high.
The Health Repercussions of Being a Latina Nanny
Job insecurity, stigma, and the disparity in privilege are all factors that take a toll on women of color who work in childcare.
Therapists Need Therapy, Too
Acknowledging and accepting what haunts me has helped me become more empathetic towards my patients’ emotional suffering.
Working With Dead People Has Its Own Special Kind of Job Stress
People in the funeral industry can report high levels of stress and anxiety similar to caregivers. It's known as compassion fatigue.
Why Our First Responders Are So Burned Out
Their empathy can actually work against them.
This Is What Happens When Terrorism Becomes Routine
How many more killings in Europe until they stop making the front page of the newspapers, until spectacularized violence becomes as unspectacular as a car accident?
Why Our Brains Simply Can't Handle Caring About the Republican Primary Any More
The hullabaloo surrounding Super Tuesday has now passed and... nothing's really changed in the Republican primary. Barbara Bush says this is “the worst campaign I've ever seen in my life.” That is quite a statement, considering she watched Lee Atwater...