39 minutes | Sep 1, 2020

93 | Ways to “Do the Work”: Your Own Care

Doing social justice work and learning can bring up a lot of feelings and trauma. As we continue to do this work for the long haul, it’s also important to also make our care and healing a priority.  This episode covers how to also take care of yourself so you can continue to do social justice work, heal and not burn out. This is part four of five in a social-justice focused series.    Important Note: This series is not a substitute for any informal or formal social justice education. See the Mentioned in the Show section of episode 90 to see the people I’ve worked with and learned most of my social justice knowledge from.   Small Steps in the Show:  Check in with yourself, perhaps more often Reflect on ways you’ve taken care of yourself  Invest in your rest care and joy Investigate and get clear on what impacts your care and mental health Get support around your healing Extend yourself kindness and compassion as you do this   Mentioned in the Show: Small Steps #32 with Dr. Tee Williams Small Steps #33 “Doing the Work” Part 2 Small Steps #90 Ways to “Do the Work”: Setting Up Small Steps #91 Ways to “Do the Work.”: Gathering Information Small Steps #92: Ways to “Do the Work”: Media and Money Audits Dr. Tee Williams The Nap Ministry on Instagram Small Steps #83 Noticing, Feeling and Creating Joy Small Steps #88 with Melody Li Inclusive Therapists Therapy Den Small Steps #60 with Yin Li How to find a therapist from Asians Do Therapy The Cosmos The Mixed Space Beyond Guilt, Beyond Shame: White People Processing Racism Facebook group Get the full show notes here! Follow Aimee on Instagram | Facebook | Pinterest Sign up for the Wellness Wednesdays Newsletter Interested in working with Aimee? Find out information here. Edited by Eilise Bonebright
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