In It for the Long Haul: Overcoming Burnout and Passion Fatigue as Social Justice Change Agents
Kathy Obear (Author)
DescriptionIn It for the Long Haul helps social justice change agents stop burning out and reclaim their energy to create meaningful change. Social justice change agents often feel exhausted and overwhelmed by the urgent need for change; yet, they can get stuck in hopelessness and despair. They are continuously running on empty, having to push themselves to keep going, afraid of burnout or slowly fading away from passion fatigue. Social justice change agent Kathy Obear almost dropped out of social change work several times in her career due to the depth of burnout and passion fatigue she experienced. In It for the Long Haul teaches other agents how to recognize warning signs of burnout and take better care of themselves. Through engaging stories and practical tips, Obear encourages agents to recommit to self-care so they can be of greater service and spark real change in the world.
Morgan James Publishing
August 14, 2018
5.51 X 0.39 X 8.5 inches | 0.48 pounds
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About the Author
Kathy Obear, Ed.D., pulls from over 30 years of experience as a social justice educator, speaker, consultant, and coach to help change agents deepen their capacity and confidence to manifest meaningful, sustainable organizational change. Several times in her career, she almost dropped out of social change work due to the depth of exhaustion and burnout she experienced. She supports those experiencing passion fatigue and burnout to reignite their energy, prioritize their self-care, and recommit to creating true liberation and justice for all.