Inspiration Station week 45: On the week's events // Trump Therapy // Election Special.

This is what happens now: 

On Trauma:

A List of Pro-Women, Pro-Immigrant, Pro-Earth, Anti-Bigotry Organizations That Need Your Support:

Trump therapy

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Schools Conservative Asshole on Donald Trump’s Racism:

Creativity in these turbulent times:

It would be wrong to say that being a person of color in this world — particularly a woman of color — means you don’t taste the sour loss of this election. It does not. But this race of mine, this gender of mine, has been confronted from birth with the disappointment that this world can deliver. Wednesday morning’s mood was familiar.

And this is why I didn’t cry when Hillary lost. My tears had dried up many disappointments ago. I’m scared for what’s to come, sure, but isn’t it more of the same? Trump inspires the same anxiety in me as a routine traffic stop. I brace myself for the repercussions of what his administration will execute, but I’m not naïve; I know I live close to this realm of fear already.

If Trump Scares You, You’re Getting a Glimpse of What It Feels Like to Be Black in America:

(...) those of us who don’t belong to the most vulnerable groups have a greater responsibility to start building that more “inclusive and bighearted” America right now.

Finish Your Ugly-Crying. Here’s What Comes Next:

Who am I in this World? White. Male. Norwegian. Privileged:

May we not give up - not now, not ever!

“May we all remember to go to the meetings, the meet-ups, the prayer circles, the coven gatherings, the community events, the churches, temples, mosques, synagogues and sacred spaces that refuel us and connect us to a generative vision for the world.”

Morning freestyle for those who need it:

Fences: A Brexit Diary by Zadie Smith:

She's A Former Refugee — Now She's Running For Office:

For a lot of people of color, this election was really about trying to find the lesser of two evils. America asked us: “How do you prefer your racism — blatant or systemic?

"As a woman of colour I foresaw Trump was going to win"

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The “Oh Shit! What Should I Do Before January?” Guide - US centric but useful for friends + fam.

More places to spend your money.

This clip of Donald Trump on the Fresh Prince might be the most prophetic 18 seconds of television ever made.

Understanding Trumps win in the context of white supremacy (thread - click on tweet to read): 

13 ways to take care of yourself in the face of Islamophobia:

Max Richter’s Soundtrack to Dystopia:

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INSPIRATION STATION ELECTION FATIGUE SPECIAL (a Trump free zone!)

Exercise to reduce neck stiffness:

Do everything you can to help the everyday experiences of your people.

I felt a little cringe in my root chakra - thank god this election is over:

Let´s talk about gaslighting:

The Lads:

Dirty Girls:

How to Block the Ultrasonic Signals You Didn’t Know Were Tracking You:

How to make yourself as interesting as possible:

This has always been my beef with Amy Schumer.

How i fell in and out of love with cultural appropriation:

Mate! It´s been snowing in Bergen!

“It´s good to talk”:

Cool crafty idea for autumn leaves!

DIY Colour blocked soap!

We love Cult Milk!

Ashton! Can´t wait for Moonlight

Pajama Rich