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How Crisis Counselors Stay Happy

Contrary to what you might expect, many crisis workers — the ones who enjoy their jobs, at least — tell CNN they are happy people. Because the work is rooted in hope and resilience, it tends to attract people with an optimistic view of humanity and a larger-than-average capacity for empathy. Though they have bad days like everyone else, their coping mechanisms are tried and tested. Here’s some of their advice for staying positive.

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