3.2 Self Care

Part Three – Everything Else
(Section 2: Self Care)

Go back to Getting into Guernsey Politics
Go back to Section 3.1: Principles

Is a good work-life balance possible in politics?
How do I deal with the tide of emails?
How can I organise my working life?
How do I keep myself healthy and well?

Do I always have to prioritise work?
Can I take a holiday?

What kind of help am I likely to need?
Who can I ask for help?
What if all the fight has gone out of me?

How can I take care of my colleagues?
How can I manage people’s expectations?
Should I take time away from social media?
How do I respond to threats to me or my family?
Will I grow a thicker skin?

Who can I ask for advice?
Who is my support network?

How do I remind myself of why I decided to do this?

Go on to Section 3.3: Community