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Stress

See "Glory." When you're a success, you're on top of the world, but when things aren't going well with a patient or two, you're on the bottom of the barrel (and we won't even tell you what that barrel is filled with).

For the most part, you have an easy career—you sit in a chair and talk all day long. There are plenty of people busting their buns on the assembly lines of America who would kill for such a sweet set-up. But discussing suicidal thoughts, substance abuse, and addiction and hearing people scream, swear, and cry all day long can take its emotional toll on you. We recommend scheduling at least two weeks of every year for a trip to the Caribbean.

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