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How to outsmart your COVID-19 fears and boost your mood in 2021 purpose

Jan. 5, 2021 8:00 am

How to outsmart your COVID-19 fears and boost your mood in 2021

Guest columnist Laurel Mellin offers some techniques from emotional brain training that can help people break free of stress when they get stuck on negative thoughts.
Hindsight Is 2020: The year everything we should have known became obvious purpose

Dec. 11, 2020 2:00 pm

Hindsight Is 2020: The year everything we should have known became obvious

Here are five priorities learned from 2020 that demand new ways of learning, planning, thinking, and doing. More, they demand action, say guest columnists Meghan McVety and Jason Alexander.
Opinion: A fatal force purpose

Dec. 10, 2020 8:30 am

Opinion: A fatal force

Walter Wallace Jr. is not alone — 1,331 people living with severe mental illness have been killed by the police in the U.S. since 2015. More than 30% of them were people of color, says guest columnist Kee Tobar.
10 tips to manage the uncertainty and stress of election aftermath purpose

Nov. 10, 2020 2:06 pm

10 tips to manage the uncertainty and stress of election aftermath

A psychologist offers suggestions for how to keep calm and carry on.
Day after Walter Wallace Jr.’s killing, spiritual leader urges Black community: ‘Do not call the police’ during mental health crises purpose

Oct. 28, 2020 7:41 am

Day after Walter Wallace Jr.’s killing, spiritual leader urges Black community: ‘Do not call the police’ during mental health crises

Yoruba priest Iya Marilyn Kai Jewett spoke to Generocity contributor Bobbi Booker at a moment when Philadelphians are grappling with a myriad of feelings about the police shooting and its aftermath.
Here are 5 essays on racial justice to reread after the police killing of Walter Wallace Jr. purpose

Oct. 27, 2020 4:21 pm

Here are 5 essays on racial justice to reread after the police killing of Walter Wallace Jr.

Looking back at some of the lessons from this summer's uprising, and the long-standing racial justice work of local nonprofit leaders.
Opinion: It is OK to admit that things are hard right now purpose

Oct. 16, 2020 9:36 am

Opinion: It is OK to admit that things are hard right now

"Many of us are juggling several roles amidst living in a global pandemic and continued exposure to racism and bias," says guest columnist Ami Patel Hopkins.
What does COVID-19 mean for the mental health of Philly’s LGBTQ+ students? purpose

Oct. 12, 2020 11:30 am

What does COVID-19 mean for the mental health of Philly’s LGBTQ+ students?

COVID-19 poses complex concern for LGBTQ+ students who are already at the brink, says guest columnist Cameron McConkey.
Finding joy in 2020? It’s not such an absurd idea, really purpose

Oct. 12, 2020 7:30 am

Finding joy in 2020? It’s not such an absurd idea, really

Even during year in which it is easy to stumble onto suffering, you can also stumble onto joy, says guest columnist Angela Gorrell.
The other side of the heroic nonprofit pivot to provide COVID-19 services? The toll on the mental health of staffers purpose

Sep. 17, 2020 12:00 pm

The other side of the heroic nonprofit pivot to provide COVID-19 services? The toll on the mental health of staffers

If people are an organization’s most vital asset, a troubled workforce doesn’t bode well for the future of nonprofits.

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