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.