#98: Self-Care for Carers with Hannah Massarella


Hannah MassarellaMany Becoming Who You Are readers and listeners are caring and compassionate people. But what happens when we live and work from a place of caring for others without addressing our own self-care? In this interview with Hannah Massarella, we talk about self-care for carers: how we can avoid burnout and overwhelm by cultivating a balance between caring for others and caring for ourselves.Hannah is the founder of Bird. She is a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach having trained with the Coaches Training Institute. Hannah's previous approach to her career in the non profit sector was to get her head down, work hard and push forward to be a catalyst for change. But her well-being and self-care took a back seat whilst she tried to make a positive impact and she ended up burning out. Hannah came across coaching in 2012 and assimilated a wide variety of tools and techniques to help her get back on purpose and heading in the right direction.Hannah set up Bird to use the coaching tools and techniques she had learnt to support others who are committed to positive change. Bird works both nationally and internationally coaching and training NGO workers, doctors, nurses, PhD students, lecturers, teachers and entrepreneurs in self care and resilience, so they can continue with their work passionately and in a sustainable way.

Episode: Self-Care for Carers and World Changers with Hannah Massarella

Topics we cover include:

  • The roots of compassion fatigue, and why it's so dangerous
  • The biggest mistakes we make when it comes to balancing our self-care with caring for other people
  • The four areas of self-care we need to address
  • The most effective tools we can use in our lives to avoid burnout

…and much more!

Useful Links

The Bird Retreat 2016The Bird newsletter: weekly musings about burn out, resilience, stress management and confidence.Hannah's YouTube channel

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