The complex, comforting allure of not being seen.
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Self Care to Self Loathing and Back Again
Although I have grown to accept my body in many ways, the pressures of society and the weight of patriarchy make this a journey. A journey that has its ups and downs.
The Black Woman’s Guide to Getting Help for Postpartum Depression
Here are eight ways to break through the “strong Black woman” stereotype, get in touch with your emotions, and get help.
‘Overworked and Underpaid’: On Organizing, Black Womanhood, and Self-Care
Awards do little when a culture of martyrdom—the discouragement to prioritize one’s own emotional and mental health—reigns in the lives of activists.
“And Let Your Dreams Save You”
I felt powerless in shaping my life and was depressed. And everyday I thought about running away somewhere warm, with plenty of African heritage people, where we witness and experience liberation. This dreaming saved me.
For your kid’s sake, learn to be OK with saying ‘I’m not OK’
When I was thousands of feet in the air, I found myself having one of the scariest mental health problems ever.
Self-Care and Social Justice Work
As someone who is doing social justice work, I know that I have to take care of myself in order to be able to keep going.
Pleasure Politics Part I: Employment, Economic Justice and the Erotic
systemic inequality makes pleasurable work more accessible for some than others.