Taking Care of Ourselves and Each Other in Hard Times

Deepa Iyer on the effects of the Trump Admininstration's shock-and-awe form of governing, with resources for getting or staying physically and spiritually healthy.

Almost ten months have passed since the inauguration. Are you exhausted?

For many people, the daily barrage of rhetoric and policies that strip us of our basic human rights is taking a toll. Some of us are mentally drained from hearing about the executive orders that criminalize our own communities, and new stories of hate violence every week. Those of us who have been part of racial justice movements throughout our lives are experiencing the direct and indirect trauma of bearing witness, documenting stories, and organizing our people.