10 Steps to Personal Resilience & Empowerment

The Good Grief Network’s unique 10-Step Program aims to help build personal resilience while strengthening community ties to combat despair, inaction, and eco-anxiety on the collective level.

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10 Steps to Personal Resilience & Empowerment in a Chaotic Climate

  1. ​Accept the problem and its severity
  2. ​Acknowledge​ ​That​ ​I​ ​Am​ ​Part​ ​Of​ ​The​ ​Problem​ ​As​ ​Well​ ​As​ ​The Solution
  3. Practice​ ​Sitting With​ ​Uncertainty
  4. Confront​ ​My​ ​Own​ ​Mortality​ ​And​ ​The​ ​Mortality​ ​Of​ ​All
  5. Do Inner Work & Feel My feelings
  6. Take​ ​Breaks​ ​And​ ​Rest​ ​As​ ​Needed
  7. Develop Awareness of Brain Patterns and Perception
  8. Practice Gratitude, Seek Beauty, & Create Connections
  9. Show Up
  10. Reinvest Into Problem-Solving Efforts

New Round of “10-Steps To Personal Resilience & Empowerment”

It’s tough being an aware, awake person in this culture. Each day seems to bring more bad news: more natural disasters, more hate-fueled actions, more division, and more reminders that our culture is destroying our planetary lifelines.  We at the Good Grief Network are aware of the pain, anger, grief…

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Resources To Dig Deeper Into Each Step

STEP 1: ​Accept the problem and its severity (Quote) “We have to do something braver than just try to save the world we have known, we must accept the fact that the world we have known is going to change in hideous and damaging ways.” ― Bill McKibben(Article) Dahr Jamail, “In…

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Next Week: Personal Resilience In A Chaotic Climate

We are excited to announce that a new round of the Good Grief Network‘s successful “10-Steps to Personal Resilience In A Chaotic Climate” will be launching on February 27, 2019 at 6:30pm. We’re meeting at the Unitarian Church: 569 S 1300 E, Salt Lake City, Utah 84102. You’ll have to head to the North Doors and…

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Resources to Go Further Into Step 4:

STEP 4: Confront My Own Mortality And The Mortality Of All “The Revolution Will Not Be televised“ Charles Eisenstein: Climate — A New Story (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Independent bookstores). Flight From Death Documentary (Preview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RH7686gJgj8) “The People Paradox: Self-Esteem Striving, Immortality Ideologies, and Human Response to Climate Change” Civil Disobedience Over Climate Change…

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Resources To Go Further Into Step 3

Step 3: Practice Sitting With Uncertainty Resources to Go Further: Books Charles Eisenstein: Climate — A New Story (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Independent bookstores). Rebecca Solnit: Hope In The Dark Rebecca Solnit: Paradise Built In Hell Pema Chodron:  Living Beautifully: with Uncertainty and Change Pema Chodron: Comfortable with Uncertainty: 108 Teachings on Cultivating Fearlessness and Compassion…

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Resources To Go Further Into Step 2

Step 2: Acknowledge That I am Part Of The Problem As Well As The Solution   Resources To Go Further: “Forget Shorter Showers” by Derrick Jensen: https://orionmagazine.org/article/forget-shorter-showers/ “Neoliberalism has conned us into fighting climate change as individuals” by Martin Lukacs: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/true-north/2017/jul/17/neoliberalism-has-conned-us-into-fighting-climate-change-as-individuals “What to Do When You Don’t Know What’s Next” by Dawa Tarchin Phillips: https://tricycle.org/magazine/dont-know-whats-next/…

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