I imagine, like me, that you have been watching the state of the world in the first weeks of this new year, and feeling - possibly - a bit helpless. Hopeless even.
So welcome to a dose of inspiration, because, you know, there is a lot that can be done, but in order to take meaningful action we need to be nurtured on many levels ourselves.
Clearly, I read and write fiction and make art for that reason, but there are other ways that make a difference too, so read on for inspiring lives, hilarious opera, a site packed with mental health and wellness freebies, activist training, and my own take on New Year Resolutions. Have you given up on yours yet?