Take Root Therapy October Newsletter

Burnout seems to be the topic of the hour. We will help define what it means, and more importantly, what we can do if we are suffering from it. 

A Letter From Our Founder


Hi folks,

Happy almost Halloween. At this time of year I often joke that I only had kids so that I can trick-or-treat with them… that’s how much I love this holiday. The costumes, the sweets, the leaves crunching underfoot. It’s my favorite.

And while I am grateful for the weather finally cooling down, and for a holiday to look forward to, I also have a lot on my plate these days. I am busy trying to plan a Halloween party for my daughter’s class (while trying to be sustainable and to sustain my energy), I am trying to help my aging parents, this business (that I love) continues to require care too, and I continue to do my best to give back to my community.

Over the past 19 months the word burnout has been used liberally, but I’ve been feeling the effects more recently, as the year winds down and responsibilities pile up. Our blog article this month is all about burnout. We define what this term actually means, and more importantly, we consider how to combat it.

Are you working on combating it too? If you could use help, here’s a gentle reminder that we are here. You can email us at info@takeroottherapy.com or call/text us at (323) 388-5578.

Saba Harouni Lurie

On The Blog


What’s With All the Burnout?: Defining Burnout and What You Need to Recover 

Recently I keep seeing the word “burnout” in the headlines of articles and in stories on the radio. People are talking about work burnout, parenting burnout, even social burnout. It seems that one thing we can all agree on is that as a society, we are burnt out with a capital B.

So what is burnout?

Community Events

Self Help Graphics & Art Día de los Muertos Celebration

Self Help Graphics & Art returns after a year’s hiatus to hold their 48th annual Día de los Muertos Celebration!

The event begins at Mariachi Plaza, where a handful of theater groups lead an animated procession to the Boyle Heights arts center, where you’ll find local food and craft vendors. In addition to the on-foot walk, you’ll also find a car caravan (plus a bike ride held a week later).

Saturday, October 30th, from 4:00pm – 10:00pm


No Humans Involved

No Humans Involved is a showcase featuring the work of seven artists and collectives whose practices disrupt and interrogate Western idea of humanism. The exhibit includes sculptures, performances, installations, and multimedia by Eddie AparicioTau LewisLas Nietas de NonóSondra PerrySANGREEWangShui, and Wilmer Wilson IV.
Hammer Museum
10899 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles

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