QueerWOC
QueerWOC
Mar 24, 2022
Ep 112: Take a Mental Health Day
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Dr. Money's mental moment outlines a plan to E.N.J.O.Y. your mental health day off... because you know you need one! I celebrate Valerie Boyd as QueerWOC of the week and ask where do all the queers who dont club hang out?

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QueerWOC of the Week 00:04:50
Narrative nonfiction writer and famed biographer Valerie Boyd
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/18/books/valerie-boyd-dead.html

Mental Moment with Money 00:13:33
Take a Mental Health Day
What to do on a mental health day to rejuvenate and not vegetate
E.N.J.O.Y it!
Emotional to do list - what are all the things keeping you from a good nights rest? List them out
Nap! - naps are empirically supported when it comes to reducing stress. Take a short sleep break to rest and recharge. If you’re not a napper, take this time to knock out something on that emotional to do list.
Joy activity - get outside and do one thing that brings you joy.
Outline what you need to not burn out - how can i tell when i am not functioning at my best? How can i tell when work is taking over my life? How can i notice stress before it gets critical? What am I unmotivated to do? (Do I have to do it?)
Your favorite thing - end your day with one of your favorite things. Whatever it is, make space to end your mental health day with a dopamine boost!

Link to APA Poll: https://www.today.com/health/stress-pandemic-has-made-even-basic-decision-making-difficult-poll-t235963

Topic 00:33:26
Where do the non club queers meet? Asking for me!

Curved Chronicles 00:39:40
Why are there no Black owned sex toy shops in Philly!?!?!

Community Contributors Now Credits
This episode of QueerWOC the podcast was made possible thanks to the monetary contributions of  Missy, Meghan, and Sandy  who became new patrons and Reggie who hit up the cashapp

This episode was also made possible by the listeners in Berlin, Germany; Mount Horeb, WI; and Daphne, AL
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