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Episode 3 - Burnout and Self-Care

In this episode we talk about burnout, self-care and working towards sustainable activism. We also discuss two listener comments about Akashinga and the ethics of feeding your companion animals vegan diets.
Content warning: In this episode we make mention of a few mental health issues like anxiety, depression, PTSD and STSD, as well as domestic violence.
TOPICS: Burnout, Self care, Sustainable activism, Akashinga, Veganism, Animal Rights, Domestic Violence, Companion animals, Speciesism, Royal wedding, Prefigurative politics, Mental health, STSD, Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, Social Justice, Straight Edge,
Gorski, P. (2015). Relieving Burnout and the “Martyr Syndrome” Among Social Justice Education Activists: The Implications and Effects of Mindfulness. The Urban Review, 47(4), pp.696-716.
Chen, C. and Gorski, P. (2015). Burnout in Social Justice and Human Rights Activists: Symptoms, Causes and Implications. Journal of Human Rights Practice, 7(3), pp.366-390.
Song: No Rest for the Weary (, Other music, recording and editing by us. Kitten Lady Dignity Dreams Subz Pads Project Dignity Tommy Scapes Insight Timer Melanie Joy - Sustainable activism: How to Be More Effective and Fulfilled (IARC 2015) Activist Trauma Plan to Thrive

Episode 1 - Impostor!

In this episode we discuss impostor syndrome and ramble about other related concepts.
Sub Topics and Concepts:
Dunning Kruger Effect
The Jonah Complex
Curse of Knowledge
Toxic Masculinity
Afrin / Rojava
Books: The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory - Carol J. Adams
Song clip:
Paranoid Delusions - Pulling Teeth, Intro and outro music written by us.
The Bearded Vegans Podcast The Fussy Vegan The Vegan Vanguard Podcast Revolutionary Left Radio Asher's Farm Sanctuary Animal Liberation Collective Pulling Teeth Why Veganism is Not Enough

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