Resources To Dig Deeper Into Each Step

Overall Recommendations: Articles “In Facing Mass Extinction, We Must Allow Ourselves to Grieve” by Dahr Jamail “The Miraculous Hope Of Climate Realists” by Erika Spangler-Siegfried Facing Extinction by Catherine Ingram Audio Article “We Need Courage, Not Hope, To Face Climate Change“ “Beyond Hope” by Derrick Jensen “Forget Shorter Showers” by…

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Antique Wisdom for a Changing World: Applying an Ancient Tradition to Modern Environmental Issues

An Article by LaUra Schmidt, MS Environmental Humanities Abstract The earth is facing contemporary environmental crises that will lead to catastrophic outcomes. Can practicing an ecologically-friendly religion help mitigate some of the current crises? Buddhism seems to have an “ecological perspective.” But where does this religion, grounded in over 2,500 years of tradition…

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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 9: Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants

Aimee and Laura chat about their second week on the road where they presented at the Uplift Climate Conference in Albuquerque, NM. They were joined by a reporter, Avi Scher from NYC, where they presented practices and tactics for build community and psychosocial resilience. They chat about entering the flow state,…

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Episode 5: Why Grieve?

In episode 5, Aimee and LaUra dive into their definition of grief and reflect on its importance for establishing individual resilience. This episode is inspired by a question from Chelsie, a listener in New York. If you like what you’re hearing and want to support our work, please consider becoming…

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Episode 4: How Personal Grief Shapes Activism

In this episode, Aimee and LaUra share some tools they use to re-engage in activism when the despair seems suffocating. The question was prompted from a listener, Brooke. They explore what activism means, a correlation between mental health issues and activism, and what they’ve learned about the importance of tending…

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