Podcast Shownotes, Social Justice

Coping in COVID-19: A Discussion with Mariquita and Nora


Mariquita and Nora discuss how to process anxiety and grief during a time when community may be challenging to access. On the list of don’ts: toxic positivity and invalidating comments disguised as well-wishes. Suggestions include: reaching out to friends, peer groups and helplines; reading beautiful poetry; and finding healthy coping skills that work for and not against growth.

Content warning: Topic discussions include anxiety, infertility, depression, and grief.

Resources mentioned: 

IMALIVE.org

https://www.wellmamaoregon.com

First We Make the Beast Beautiful by Sarah Wilson

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Nora: Website // Instagram

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This episode was edited by Claudia Neu and produced by Renee Powers on the ancestral land of the Dakota people.

Original music by @iam.onyxrose

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Renee Powers founded Feminist Book Club in 2018 to provide a space for intersectional feminists to learn, grow, and connect. When not reading or running the biz, you can find her drinking coffee and trying unsuccessfully to teach her retired racing greyhound how to fetch. Favorite genres: memoir, contemporary literary fiction, short stories

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