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Living Resilience

Extinction Anxiety, By Randy Morris, Ph.D.

By Carolyn Baker | January 20, 2018

(Address for “Psyche and the Spirit of the Times: Psychoanalyzing Trumpism” given at Antioch University Seattle.)   In order to talk about extinction anxiety I first need to address epistemological anxiety, otherwise, you won’t know if what I am saying to you is a bunch of ‘fake news’ served up by yet another privileged white…

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Collapse Data Cheat Sheet

By Carolyn Baker | January 7, 2018

  Reposted from Reddit: Collapse ► 99% of Rhinos gone since 1914. ► 97% of Tigers gone since 1914. ► 90% of Lions gone since 1993. ► 90% of Sea Turtles gone since 1980. ► 90% of Monarch Butterflies gone since 1995. ► 90% of Big Ocean Fish gone since 1950. ► 80% of Antarctic…

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Regenerative Resilience With Carolyn Baker And Dr. Julie Krull

By Carolyn Baker | November 28, 2017

  Can we live passionate, purposeful, inspired lives in spite of the global crisis we are facing? Can a transformation of consciousness and a new sense of relatedness restore our sanity and create regenerative and radical change on our planet? Carolyn Baker will lead us through a path of resilience and open our minds to…

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@safecircle

By Dean Walker | November 25, 2017

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Carolyn Baker describes Resilience Coaching

By Dean Walker | November 20, 2017

These challenging and predicament-laden times call for a new and far deeper type of coaching for resilience in our daily lives and in our roles as leaders.

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Life In The Anthropocene: Field Notes From The Santa Rosa Fires, By Dianne Monroe

By Carolyn Baker | October 31, 2017

  Anthropocene: relating to or denoting the current geological age, viewed as the period during which human activity has been the dominant influence on climate and the environment. The call came a little before 5 am, the morning of Monday, October 9. I stumbled toward the phone and retrieved the message. A neighbor’s voice, “Get…

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The Wisdom Of The Dark Emotions, By Miriam Greenspan

By Carolyn Baker | October 29, 2017

I was brought to the practice of mindfulness more than two decades ago by the death of my first child. Aaron died two months after he was born, never having left the hospital. Shortly after that, a friend introduced me to a teacher from whom I learned the basics of Vipassana meditation: how to breathe…

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Climate Change And The Human Mind: A Noted Psychiatrist Weighs In, With Robert Jay Lifton

By Carolyn Baker | October 29, 2017

Reposted from Yale Environment 360 Psychiatrist and historian Robert Jay Lifton has delved deep into the some of the darkest issues and most traumatic events of the 20th century with his research into the mindset of Nazi doctors, terrorism, the experiences of prisoners of war, and the aftermath of nuclear attack, which he chronicled in…

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Barbara Ford. Hope is What You Do

By Dean Walker | October 26, 2017
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A Most Dangerous Assumption. Harvey Austin.

By Dean Walker | August 26, 2017

            A Most Dangerous Assumption “…It was amazing how many people thought money could buy them exception from the laws of nature.” S.M. Stirling Dies in the Fire, 2004, p. 5.   This is the grave mistake we make as a western culture, particularly as an American culture. We assume, because we have so much…

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