Ongoing concern about your cause and your community, discrimination because of your gender, race, age or one of your other identities, challenges balancing your advocacy with your academic and personal commitments and many other aspects of speaking out can take a toll on your mental health and...
By recognising the ways our minds lead us astray, we can be sure not to squander the powerful fresh start effect of the new year. Doing so requires overcoming the overwhelming cultural urge to pursue total change, as well as extending ourselves a little grace.
Student activists in particular have struggled with an additional test — how can they re-energize and sustain their movements after a year filled with anxiety, financial uncertainty, and a lack of in-person connection?
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