This page covers books, articles, blogs and websites that may be helpful for aidworkers and practitioners who wish to explore further some of the issues raised in this blog.

Advice and Support Services:

The Antares Foundation:

Headington Institute:

Garrison Institute:


Global Aidworker:

Ladders 4 Action:


Self-Care Practices for Aidworkers


Emergency Yoga:

Yoga Courses with Marianne Elliott:


Aid Sector Policy Papers and Manuals on Managing Stress and Burnout

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies: Managing Stress in the Field:

Humanitarian Practice Network: Understanding Staff Turnover in Humanitarian Agencies:

People in Aid:

UNHCR’s Mental Health and Psychosocial Support for Staff:


Aid Work Discussion Groups

Why Dev:

Be Well Serve Well:






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  1. Hi! I’m a journalist writing a piece about how meditation can benefit aid workers, and I came across your blog and twitter feed. Would you be available for a quick interview? We could do it over Skype, or I could email you questions. Thanks, and I hope to hear from you!

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