Mental health

Black Mental Health Matters

In today's climate, the mental health of the African American community has to be discussed. Sunshine Behavioral Health recently completed a resource that discusses the mental health effects of the current issues on the community.

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Implicit Bias -- how it effects us and how we push through | Melanie Funchess | TEDxFlourCity

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Everyone makes assumptions about people they don’t know. Melanie will teach us to recognize these assumptions and work toward a common understanding.

Responding to Hostile Behaviors

Responding to hostile behaviors requires a community effort and strong leadership to send a clear message that these types of behaviors are not acceptable. Here you will find strategies to address incidents when they happen through bystander intervention as well as resources for changing the culture so that these behaviors do not continue to be tolerated. A broad response is necessary for long-lasting change and this should start with supporting the people being targeted by harassers.

When “The Show Must Go On”: Surface Acting and Deep Acting as Determinants of Emotional Exhaustion and Peer-Rated Service Delivery

Academic study of the stresses created by "surface acting" or the performance of emotions that do not reflect ones true feelings, by Dr. Alicia A. Grandey, Penn State University.

Are You Surface Acting At Work?

An interview with Dr. Sarah Rose Cavanagh, associate professor of psychology at Assumption College about how surface acting affects employees.

Open Source as Emotional Labor

NPM maintainer Forrest Norvell gives a presentation on the challenges of emotional labor for open source maintainers.

Why Women Are Tired: The Price of Unpaid Emotional Labor

A psychotherapist recounts stories of emotional exhaustion and its social causes.

What it feels like to be an open-source maintainer

A personal article about the emotional labor involved in managing open source projects.

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