A bingo sheet full of low barrier things folks can do to stay healthier and handle stress better when under pressure.
In the rush to address social injustice, environmental destruction, and a myriad of other pressing issues, our own health and wellbeing can be left on the backburner. These articles and tips will help you stay healthy and well while working to change the world.
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.
ChangeMaker Chat with Danielle Celemajer: How Changemakers can walk with crisis and harness the power of storytelling
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?
A network of allies and a checklist can protect victims of political persecution and build movement power.
Ideas about how organisations and grassroots collectives can campaign in 2021 – it’s not a ‘normal’ year.Here are 5 principles to guide you.
Holly Hammond reflects on the challenges and opportunities of an activist Christmas. Great tips on surviving the holidays.
After a big year of effort it’s important to take time for reflection, evaluation, team-building, celebration, and planning. These resources will help.
Many people have strong feelings about the US election. Here’s some suggestions around ways to support yourself and others.
Mindfulness practices can help us feel more grounded, calm and present during the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. Includes a guided meditation and links to others.
Interview with Margaret Salamon, a psychoanalyst who has transitioned into a climate change warrior. She talks about the psychological features of the climate disaster and her own journey of becoming a changemaker.
UK activist trainer Natasha Adams looks at the opportunities for system change during the Coronavirus pandemic, the centrality of care and collectivity, and the implications for campaigners.
Holly Hammond’s speech to the Green Institute’s webinar. Includes suggested resources in relation to staying connected to ourselves, each other, reality and our values.