"Our ability to show caring and compassion is not infinite. It gets depleted and can become replaced by dark humour, cynicism, anger, resentment, complacency and, worst of all, apathy.
This job doesn’t make you a bad person. You don’t lose your empathy or your goodness. It’s just hard to care about other people when you don’t feel cared for, or are not caring for yourself. Knowing what refuels you back to your normal, good self is as important as knowing how to resuscitate someone who is sick."
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"How Therapy Revealed the Ills of Residency" by Dr. Shelly Dev (University of Toronto)