Burnout: Experiences & Advice

Burnout: Experiences & Advice

The concluding questions of our ‘activist health and wellbeing survey’ focused on one of the biggest barriers to sustaining activism: burnout. This is the final post in this series. Defining burnout Burnout can be defined in a number of ways, activist-trauma.net uses...
Sustaining ourselves as activists

Sustaining ourselves as activists

The third post in our survey series covers all the nuggets of wisdom elicited in response to the question ‘what have you figured out about sustaining yourself as an activist’? We think there is something for everyone here, happy reading. As with other analyses, we...
Impacts of activism on health and wellbeing

Impacts of activism on health and wellbeing

The second question in our survey was ‘how does your activism impact on your health and wellbeing’? Of the 151 responses to this particular question there were some definite trends, as well as a few outlying responses that are worth mentioning because they might tap...
What motivates us to engage in activism

What motivates us to engage in activism

Activist Health and Wellbeing Survey Results We had almost 200 responses to our activism health and wellbeing survey! We’ll be releasing the results in a series of short posts on each question. This week: ‘what motivates you to engage in activism’? The answers around...
Activist retreats for resilient communities

Activist retreats for resilient communities

It’s the time of the year when activists are grateful to be taking some time off for seasonal celebrations and family holidays. With the warmer weather in the Southern hemisphere, its also a perfect time to start organising an activist retreat for the people you...