As long as we don’t burn out and give up, we really can change the world. Mushim Patricia Ikeda on self-care for activists.
John Tarrant looks at the ambiguous power of the mind over the body with the examples of chronic fatigue and the placebo effect.
Burnout is the feeling of exhaustion that helpers sometimes experience when they have taken on more than they can handle. But there is much we can do to prevent it, and to work with it when it occurs.