This is a creative workbook and journal, featuring a diverse range of experiential exercises, questionnaires and opportunities for reflection. It is designed for you to draw on as you see fit, to incorporate its practices in a way that works for you. The authors take an intersectional approach to these topics, covering methods including systemic and existential therapies, Buddhist mindfulness, Pagan ritual, trauma-informed practice, intersectional feminism among many others.
While it has been historically overlooked, the authors realign self-care as foundational to the wellbeing of individuals and society as a whole. Exploring self-care in all its forms, the practices and activities in this book will help you to meet your basic needs, build empathetic relationships with yourself and others, and show resilience in times of need.
Alex Iantaffi is an internationally recognized independent scholar, speaker and writer on issues of gender, disability, sexuality and mental health. They are also a licensed marriage and family therapist, sex therapist, somatic experiencing practitioner and supervisor. Meg-John Barker is a writer, therapist, and activist-academic specialising in sex, gender and relationships. They are a senior lecturer in psychology at the Open University.
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