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The Idealist's Survival Kit

100 Simple Ways to Prevent Burnout
  • By Alessandra Pigni
$16.95
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The Idealist's Survival Kitis a series of 75 short reflections on mindfulness in action designed to support humanitarian professionals and volunteers in addressing thespecific themes and issues that they are likely to encounter in their work.The Idealist's Survival Kitis built on the premises that changing the world starts from within and that personal development and global development are interlinked.
Informed by academic research on humanitarian studies and aid workers lifestyle, as well as organizational psychology and studies on burnout, Alessandra Pigni offers concrete help to aid workers. She shares their personal stories of working on the frontlines, gathered over years of interaction with humanitarian professionals and backed up by cutting edge research, to offer antidotes to burnout, loss of motivation or purpose/meaning, and other challenges that aid workers often face. Getting to know ourselves, setting appropriate boundaries, extending respect to oneself and colleagues these are the conditions that allow all of us to engage with any situation with more awareness, openness, and compassion for ourselves and others.The reflections focus on aid workers well being and connect personal and global development."

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781941529348
    • Manufacturer: Parallax Pr
    • ISBN 13: 9781941529348
    • Publication Date: 10/01/2016
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Alessandra Pigni
    • Width: 5.20 inches
    • Height: 0.80 inches
    • Length: 7.90 inches
    • Weight: 0.65 pounds
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