You’re busy, I get it. I’m busy too. But your body and mind need you to take time to relax. Here are some ideas on how to do so.
Journalists are nearly guaranteed to cover traumatic events. Because trauma exposure is almost guaranteed in our profession, it’s important for journalists to practice self care, before and after this exposure. This post provides self care strategies for journalists to follow.
The most critical thing we can do at the collegiate level and beyond in creating more emotionally healthy newsrooms is maintain a judgement free open dialog about journalists’ emotional well-being. It’s the right thing to do.