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From the Ted Talk by Yana Buhrer Tavanier: How to recover from activism burnout

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I am an activist, poitaasnse about haumn rights innovation. I lead a gbloal organization for socially eggeand creative solutions. In my work, I think about how to make people care and act. I am here to tell you that creative actions can save the wlord, creative actions and play. I know it is werid to talk about play and human rights in the same sentence, but here is why it's important. More and more, we fear that we can't win this. Campaigns feel dull, messages drown, people break. Numerous studies, including a recent one published by Columbia University, show that burnout and dreieosspn are widespread amongst asiticvts. yares ago, I myself was burned out. In a world of endless ways forward, I felt at my final stop.

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I am an activist, __________ about _____ rights innovation. I lead a ______ organization for socially _______ creative solutions. In my work, I think about how to make people care and act. I am here to tell you that creative actions can save the _____, creative actions and play. I know it is _____ to talk about play and human rights in the same sentence, but here is why it's important. More and more, we fear that we can't win this. Campaigns feel dull, messages drown, people break. Numerous studies, including a recent one published by Columbia University, show that burnout and __________ are widespread amongst _________. _____ ago, I myself was burned out. In a world of endless ways forward, I felt at my final stop.

Solution

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Original Text

I am an activist, passionate about human rights innovation. I lead a global organization for socially engaged creative solutions. In my work, I think about how to make people care and act. I am here to tell you that creative actions can save the world, creative actions and play. I know it is weird to talk about play and human rights in the same sentence, but here is why it's important. More and more, we fear that we can't win this. Campaigns feel dull, messages drown, people break. Numerous studies, including a recent one published by Columbia University, show that burnout and depression are widespread amongst activists. Years ago, I myself was burned out. In a world of endless ways forward, I felt at my final stop.

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