Researchers interviewed climate activists about their physical and mental health experiences. Here are 10 tips based on the activists’ experiences, insights and recommendations.
Examples – from 350.org and beyond – about ways people handled campaign losses in healthy, soul-giving, and strategic ways.
Resilience Trees are a visual exercise to deepen our understanding of the practices that increase our resilience and strengthen our movements.
Meditative tool to develop awareness in order to increase our capacity to show up, work together and bring about change in the world.
Body Scanning is a wellbeing tool which can strengthen the capacity for holistic and regenerative leaderful organizing.
The Activist Handbook is a ‘wikipedia’ style website that provides guides and resources for people to become effective activists.
To build an impactful climate justice movement able to face the challenges ahead we must first build cultures that care for the people doing the work.
Climate activists can start to build a stronger culture of care by taking burnout seriously and understanding its root causes.
Disability rights campaigners chat about how campaigns can be more effective & accessible, history and the importance of rest and fun.
A bingo sheet full of low barrier things folks can do to stay healthier and handle stress better when under pressure.
Are you an activist experiencing stress or burnout? These articles, videos and tips will help you stay healthy and well while working to change the world.
Learning to attune to the cycles of our own leadership can help us know when to do the right thing at the right time.
Tyson Yunkaporta discusses Indigenous thinking on power, change, being and coping with chaos.
Learn about the SCARF Model for Psychological Safety in Groups by David Rock. It’s a tool for diagnosing and supporting good group health.
Danielle Celemajer discusses her book Summertime about the Black Summer fires and how she learned to cope with crisis
Activism, burn out and stress – The impacts of burnout and strategies for preventing it, on a personal, organisational and movement level.
How people can find a place within social movements where they comfortable, effective & supported, & how organisers can help them to feel so.
Tips for personal and collective wellbeing and resilience during Covid-19 pandemic lockdowns. Insights from a survey by Commons Librarians.
Review of the booklet We Will Not Cancel Us – And Other Dreams of Transformative Justice by adrienne maree brown. Discusses transformative justice approaches as an alternative accountability measure to ‘canceling’ individual harm-doers.
How do organisers and campaigners keep working for social justice when the environment they’re in becomes high risk?