I’ve been thinking about this concept for a while now – about ways to make activism into a self-care practice so that it’s more sustainable because it builds us up instead of tearing us down. I wrote this guide for Better Humans, you can check it out here:
“Activism As Self-Care: How to Energize the Most Important Work of Your Life“
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4 thoughts on “Making Activism A Self-Care Practice”
Such a great article!!!!
So, so good! We are often told to do ‘great things’. It’s important to remember that we get there by doing little things. The pyramids are great, but they were built by tiny chips on stone, that were moved into place inch by inch.
Good idea and likewise, Self Care IS activism, especially when the world screams A: fat and health do not live in the same world and B: the evil ‘they’ want you to be sick and miserable to fulfill their nasty fantasies of failure and self loathing fat women are required to embrace/engage in.
Definitely a good article. When you’re the snail that’s climbing up three feet by day only to slide back two feet by night, that two feet can look like so much lost ground; it can be difficult to feel encouraged that you still gained a foot. But you’re still closer to being out of the hole than you were before.