Millions of people dedicate their lives to serving and helping others. This can be very rewarding at times, and can bring people a lot of joy. But more often than not, people will end up being disappointed by those they are trying to help. This rings especially true for people who work with difficult populations, such as drug addicts or those with mental illnesses. Dealing with the emotions of other people on a daily basis can lead to emotional burnout, which has profound negative effects on mental health and overall happiness.
Getting let down by the people you work