“Altruism is a marathon, not a sprint.”
— Attributed to Robert Wiblin
Avoiding burnout should be a high priority for activists, both for their own sake and for the sake of those they advocate for. The following is a list of resources that may be useful in this regard.
How Vegans Can Create Healthy Relationships and Communicate Effectively:
Thriving in the Age of Factory Farming
Guided Meditation for Activists:
Paul Bloom and Richard Davidson:
Important and informative conversation about reasons to cultivate compassion rather than empathy:
Here is a playlist with compassion meditations:
Positive roles of life and experience in suffering-focused ethics
Is Utilitarianism Too Demanding?