This report shows that Girl Scouts is freaking awesome. If you were wondering if you should sign up your daughters, the answer is yes 🙂 Being in the Girl Scouts did more for my self esteem and sense of empowerment than anything else in my life. – “These girls display more positive life outcomes compared with non-Girl Scout alumnae. These outcomes pertain to sense of self, life satisfaction, leadership, life success, community service, and civic engagement.”
Saturday Morning Cartoons on Autostraddle: Finding your place at a protest and in the resistance.
Some self care that I’d like to indulge in – Make your own lotion bars.
Worts and Cunning has a great tea recommendation for easy evenings and self care. And I really loved, and needed to hear and share this advice: “When I’m feeling out of sorts, my self-care reassessment includes the following: Acknowledge you’re probably running on some false narratives. Case in point – if I take 30 minutes to stretch and meditate I will let down the entire radical movement attempting to overthrow the patriarchy. Guess what? That’s just not true.”
And from that above link I came to this one: The World is on Fire, but You Still Need to Eat Lunch.