Theme Overview: Self-Care

There are two easy reactions to the concept of self-care.  The first is to dismiss it as a clichéd modern buzzword; the second, to recommend it to others.  From a position of humility and self-acknowledged hypocrisy, our authors open a more nuanced conversation about self-care, exploring its complexities with regard to privilege and justice work, and describing actual sustaining practices for the challenging but necessary care of self and others.

final-grey  Laurae Coburn describes the importance and challenges of self-care through mindfulness in an institutional, organizational setting.

final-grey  Cyanea Poon and Johanna Depenthal reflect on practices and principles of self-care in ordinarily and extraordinarily traumatic times.


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