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Mindful Occupation: Rising up Without Burning out

This grassroots guide was developed by the Occupy Mental Health Project and is creative commons licenced. The authors encouraging updating, remixing and editing by folks who use this living document.

The guide covers the basics of radical mental health, how it interlocks with oppressive corporate and capitalist systems to relate to Occupy as well as tackling various topics within self care. The tips for sustainable protest range from practical advice on avoiding hypothermia in cold weather to less tangible ideas of solidarity and mutual respect. Many ideas like the tips in the coping with stress section go beyond the Occupy movement into the politics of everyday life.



Hurt Woman and Womanhood: Frances Bradley on art, sexual violence and transformation

August 15, 2014
| Brooklyn-based artist Frances Bradley shares her journey of sexual violence, healing and transformation through her massive art series, "Womanhood or Woman's-Hurt? The Art of Healing."
Length: 24:40 minutes (22.59 MB)
Living On Purpose

# 221 - 'Hello Susan, It's Me, Cancer!'

July 12, 2014
| Susan D'Agostino charted her personal journey of healing through "what they call" cancer.
Length: 38:31 minutes (35.27 MB)

Pauktuutit Healing Communities Workshop

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Pauktuutit, an organization advocating for Inuit women in Canada, relased "An Intergenerational Healing Model" in 2013. It's a model workshop intended to bring Inuit communities together while healing from abuse and preventing any further harm. 


| December 2, 2013
Healing the Earth

Tangled Roots: Dialogues exploring ecological justice, healing and decolonization

May 11, 2012
| Tangled Roots: Dialogues exploring ecological justice, healing, and decolonization, is a new book featuring the most powerful interviews from five years of Healing the Earth Radio.
Length: 23:32

Restorative justice for activists

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This trainer's guide from Chilliwack Restorative Justice and Youth Diversion Association goes through three different workshop outlines: the basics of communication, the basics of facilitation and troubleshooting restorative justice. Restorative justice means that the person who committed a crime can be held accountable by their victims in a safe and supportive environment with a trained facilitator.


People's Health Radio

Healing trauma in our movements: A spotlight on the Kindred Collective in the Southern United States

October 17, 2011
| Jennifer from People's Health Radio had the chance to speak with Tamika Middleton and Cara Page of the Kindred Southern Healing Justice Collective from their base in Atlanta, Georgia.
Length: 41:19

Confronting the hidden legacy of residential schools

In an attempt to discuss the impact of residential schools on the families of survivors and strategies for the future, the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs is opening a national intergenerational conference next week in Winnipeg. It is the first intergenerational event on the issue that is First Nations-led.



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Living On Purpose

#172 ~ Crystal journey across Canada

June 4, 2010
| David Hickey and his crystal bowl family are heading west!
Length: 1:11:32
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