May 16, 2022 9:00 AM

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Tanner and Shay sit on a couch with their dog

Shay Wright became a full-time caregiver to her husband, Tanner, when he was diagnosed with stage IV colorectal cancer. A visit to her therapist helped her realize she was experiencing compassion fatigue and burnout. By asking for help, both Tanner and Shay improved their physical and mental health.

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