Our CEO describes himself as a chap ‘not known for his sentimentality’, although we don’t quite agree!
The following story is one he heard many years ago when working in mental health. He recently referred to it when discussing how hard someone found it to be consistently kind to others. That feeling of weariness or compassion fatigue when people perhaps don’t change despite repeated sustained attempts to help. A feeling of ‘running out of kindness’, is how he described it. You may have heard the story before or a different version.
Food for thought, none-the-less! More