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13 Ways To Take Care Of Yourself In The Face Of Islamophobia

The world is a pretty terrible place right now. Here are some ways to deal with it all.

There's been no shortage of anti-Muslim hate speech and attacks, and if you're feeling bullied, stressed, anxious, or just sad, you're not alone.


We recently asked Twitter to share the best ways to take care of yourself in the face of this hate.

1. Unplug.

Turn off your phone, get off the internet, walk away from your TV.

2. Focus on the solidarity and positive energy around you.

3. Pray or meditate.

4. Call your mom.

5. Eat your mom's food.

Hug her before AND after.

6. Watch cute videos of babies and puppies.


7. Talk if you need to. Rely on your squad.

8. Read a book, listen to good music, watch a movie.

9. Indulge in your favorite comfort food.

10. Don't let negativity and hate question your self-worth.

11. Grab a coloring book.

12. Look at pictures of Zayn Malik.

🌀🌀🌀 Get lost in a Google image search 🌀🌀🌀

13. Don't engage with the haters.