Protest-Fatigue? – Here’s Your “Moment of Zen”


Many community members are feeling fatigued after weeks of protests against the harmful policies of the current administration. Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, a social and environmental activist for more than 40 years, and his pupils share with The Huffington Post his tips on how to best use mindfulness to keep your spirits up and have the strength to keep protesting and advocating for yourself and others. Please enjoy your moment of zen:

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Sara Roncero-Menendez is the Online Editor for Long Island Wins. Prior to joining the Long Island Wins team, she graduate from NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute and worked as a reporter for publications like Mashable, The Huffington Post, and PSFK. She became involved in immigration issues and advocacy while working towards her Masters degree at The University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign. After joining the Graduate Employee Organization Local 6300, she worked on helping international and undocumented students work with the administration to get fair financial aid and fellowship opportunities. Sara also works on issues of representation in mass media, including film and television, and works on media reviews and podcast.