10-Steps to Personal Resilience & Empowerment

…Because how we live in this time and place matters.

The Good Grief Network’s unique 10-Step Program aims to help build personal resilience & empowerment 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, Version 3


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Step 6: Show Up

Below is a recap of Step 6: Showing Up. Dick started the meeting by reading a short piece from Loren Isley, a Nebraskan Ecologist. I hadn’t heard of this fellow, but I’m interested in diving into some of his work. As many of our group sessions do, we discussed our…

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Step 5: Feel Your Feelings

Annnnnd finally, Step 5: Feel Your Feelings. Though feeling feelings is a base for the entire program, it’s an important reminder to be present with all types of feelings – whether they’re heavy or light.  A definition of feelings from Merriam-Webster (definitions are important): a (1) :  the one of the basic…

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Step 4: Doing Inner Work

We’re busy setting up our new website — it’ll need some time to launch, but I’ll let you know when it’s ready. In the meantime, I’ll review the last two steps we’ve done, starting withStep 4. Step 4 is about turning inward, creating a healthy mind, and doing inner work.…

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Step 3: Let Go

So, Step 3 is all about letting go: Letting go of expectations (those you’ve harbored for yourself and those of the future being what we expected or projected). What’s a realistic expectation for a single human being in this time and place? What did you imagine the future to be like?…

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