staying woke

Let’s Get Real About Depression & Staying Woke

Let’s Get Real About Depression & Staying Woke

The fight for justice and equality demands the strength and courage of individuals willing to place their hearts and bodies on the front line. This is what we admire about the activists in our communities-past and present. However, the costs of being on the front line often amount to extensive trauma exposure that leave us vulnerable to depression, anxiety, PTSD, and more. Here are a few reasons why it is important to prioritize our mental health while staying WOKE.

Save Yourself, Then Save the World: Radical Self Love in a Time of The 24 Hour News Cycle

Save Yourself, Then Save the World: Radical Self Love in a Time of The 24 Hour News Cycle

Know that you create your own reality: Anything you give you your attention to gives energy to it. I figured my time was better spent taking care of myself or working to make a difference in my community in ways that feel authentic to me vs being tuned into the latest tragedy porn.