From Erin Matson: “Time Management: Activism Without Losing Your Mind”

Finding yourself stretched in many different directions in your activist work? Feeling as if there aren’t enough hours in the day to juggle everything? Reproductive justice and women’s human right’s advocate Erin Matson shares 5 tips for you to choose from to assist you in managing your time that you could incorporate as you see fit.

Time Management: Activism Without Losing Your Mind:

Repeat out loud: Taking care of myself and my needs is my first priority.

Say the magic word when you need to: No. And don’t feel bad about saying it.

Seek out volunteer opportunities that are defined-time events.

Don’t waste your save-the-world time on drama-types.

For ongoing leadership posts, come up with your three priority questions.

To learn about these tips in more detail, visit the original article.

Grace & Peace,

From Aspiring Humanitarian, Relando Thompkins, MSW



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I'm a Social Justice Educator and Aspiring Humanitarian who is interested in conflict resolution, improving intergroup relations, and building more equitable and inclusive communities. "Notes from an Aspiring Humanitarian" is my blog, where I write about issues of diversity, inclusion, equity, and social justice. By exploring social identities through written word, film & video, and other forms of media, I hope to continue to expand and enrich conversations about social issues that face our society, and to find ways to take social action while encouraging others to do so as well in their own ways.

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