How to Spot — And Heal From — Political Burnout

There’s a reason they call it “hitting the wall.” Burnout really does feel like a whole-body experience, like physically running into an impassable barrier. You may be chugging along, telling yourself that you can push through whatever it is that’s plaguing you: the isolation of quarantine, the exhaustion of racial justice organizing, the difficulty concentrating on work…

Investing in Community Well-Being On World Mental Health Day

“That was an old joke you hear in some communities: I’m going to go to jail to get my tooth fixed,” said Lorenzo Jones. Jones is Co-Executive Director of the Katal Center for Equity, Health, and Justice, a New York- and Connecticut-based nonprofit that advocates for public health solutions to end mass incarceration and the drug…

How to Stay Resilient in The Long-Term Fight For Racial Justice

“I am my politics,” says Barbara Herring. A Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and the proprietor of Los Angeles’s JustBTherapy clinic, Herring specializes in working with people of color, LBGTQ+ people, and white allies as they grow. As part of the minority of therapists who are people of color — as of 2015, 66% of psychology…