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Parenting During a Pandemic: Books That Can Help You Get Through This

Desperate times call for some outside help. These books might be able to help you re-center yourself and take a breather while parenting during a pandemic.

Books About Burnout and Its Recovery

Lately I’ve been feeling worn out, angry, unmotivated, and restless, all at the same time. I’ve been having trouble staying ...

Practice Self-Care with Picture Books: 3 Titles To Get You Started

Children’s fun-filled creativity and carefree energy do wonders for my mood and many picture books encapsulate those characteristics perfectly.

Reading CUNT in Public (And Other Ways to Let Books Help You Through This Week)

After watching Dr. Christine Blasey Ford relive her trauma in the Kavanaugh investigation, one reader found solace in Inga Muscio's feminist classic.

Reading For Every Type of Self-Care

Need comfort? Riling up? Want your reading to have an impact? Here are books for all kinds of self-care.

Reading is Vital to My Health

How one reader's mental and physical health is tied to reading.

Self-Care Means Reading During My Lunch Break

On the power of pausing the news to read, and of self-care as political activism.

What Rioters Read When We Need To Remember The Fight Is Worth It

Books to get you fired up or to remind you that activism is worth it.

How I Learned to Exercise Self-Care Through My Local Library

A workaholic Rioter learns to set aside her to-do list in favor of practicing healthy self-care by using her local library.

Self-Care Books for African-Americans in the Wake of Recent Tragedies

Books to read for education, escape, and comfort in the wake of recent violence against African-Americans.