Protests and Health – level 1
Many people in the world protest against racism. Protests are very stressful. Protesters go to many protests. They are tired. They feel that their work does not end.
People who watch protests on TV can have problems, too. People can start to eat or drink more. Some people have problems going to sleep. Some people can feel sad.
Sometimes, protests are calm. However, sometimes the situation gets worse. People can be violent. Sometimes, police shoot at protesters. People are angry or hurt.
It is not easy to deal with a terrible event. Protesters need to look after their mental health. It is good to meditate or to go to a doctor. Some people like to write in a journal. They write what they do every day. They write how they feel.
Difficult words: racism (when people do not like other people who look different than them or have a different skin color), mental health (how somebody feels and what he thinks), meditate (to think deeply and be quiet for some time), journal (a place where you write about yourself and how you feel).
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