The following are notes taken at In Service Training July 2015.
Definition:Activist Burnout-lack of presence (mentally/emotionally) or loss of self. Two different extremes.
Self-Care: Acknowledging that burnout happens.
Balance and valuing positive interpersonal relationships
Activities/passions outside of activist work
Conversations about burnout that promote group care: delegating wisely with each other in mind. Saying "NO" (If its not a "hell yes" its a "hell no")
Rhythm and Rest
Patterns of positive self-talk
Create an arsenal of activities and de-stress toolkit
Build trusting relationships
Setting realistic goals and timelines