10 Steps to Psychosocial Resilience

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10 Steps to Psychosocial Resilience

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. Feel My feelings

  6. Do Inner Work

  7. Take​ ​Breaks​ ​And​ ​Rest​ ​As​ ​Needed

  8. Develop Awareness of Brain Patterns and Perception

  9. Show Up

  10. Reinvest Into Problem-Solving Efforts


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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Resources To Go Further Into Step 1

Step 1: Accept the Problem & Its Severity Resources to go further:  -Article: “The People Paradox: Self-Esteem Striving, Immortality Ideologies, and Human Response to Climate Change” (AKA How Death Anxiety Contributes To Our Current And Future Problems) -Article: “Transforming Despair: An Interview with Joanna Macy” -BOOK: Active Hope: How To Face…

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Episode 6: Ten Steps to Resilience in a Chaotic Climate

LaUra and Aimee explain their 10 step program that leads to psychosocial resilience from systemic existential threats. They acknowledge the importance of looking inwardly to engage outwardly. This program was originally created by LaUra during her Environmental Humanities Graduate program at the University of Utah and after Aimee moved to…

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