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AFIAfrican Feminist Initiative

Radical Self-Care to Thrive in Academia

Radical Self-Care to Thrive in Academia

Original Date: December 17, 2021

Resource on Self Care

  1. Jessica Horn, “Thoughts on radical care in African feminist praxis.” The Sociological Review, (2020, March 18). Available online at
  2. A practical toolkit (in the form of a zine) that Jessica Horn helped develop on self and collective care:
  3. The link to the meditation:
  4. The ’30 Day Meditation Challenge with Faith Hunter’: (on the Do You website) or (on YouTube).
  5. Those interested in what Iyanla Vanzant said in an interview with Oprah might also be interested in these:
    1. The interview snippet about filling your cup up first: Why You Should Put Yourself First – Oprah’s LifeClass:;
    2. here is the book I mentioned that’s part of my morning spiritual readings: Until Today! Daily Devotions for Spiritual Growth and Peace of Mind:;
    3. and for those who are interested in more of her work visit: