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  • You Make Things Better for Animals ...

    Complaining may feel good, but it often doesn’t improve a situation and can be a major drag on those around you. Fortunately, each of us has the power to change our thinking and behavior, making a better environment for all.

  • Changing Your View

    Working in animal welfare, you’re guaranteed to encounter situations that push your buttons, but practicing these simple techniques can help you find healthier ways to deal with anger.

  • Keeping Your Hero Afloat

    Understanding the body's response to stress can help you keep your cool in the face of the multiple and difficult challenges you face on the job.

  • Choosing the Difficult

    Lauren Glickman, who presents compassion fatigue workshops nationwide, explains how conceptualizing the challenges of your work in a new way can lead to empowerment.

  • Coffee Break: Leaving the Sheltering Field and Deciding to Return

    In your space, you told us about a time when you decided to stop working in the animal sheltering and rescue field, the reasons you wanted to leave-and what brought you back.

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