Resilience

How can we talk about global warming? Renee Lertzman.

(Read this Article in Sierra Magazine) BY RENEE LERTZMAN | JUL 19 2017 Now that climate change has finally registered on the mass-media radar—thanks, in part, to the Trump administration’s showy efforts to prove just how much it doesn’t care about rising temperatures—it seems no one quite knows how to talk about it. Can fear…

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We need an ecological civilization before it’s too late. Jeremy Lent.

(To read this article on Jeremy Lent’s site) In the face of climate breakdown and ecological overshoot, alluring promises of “green growth” are no more than magical thinking. We need to restructure the fundamentals of our global cultural/economic system to cultivate an “ecological civilization”: one that prioritizes the health of living systems over short-term wealth…

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Some guidelines for surfing the edge of chaos…

Some guidelines for surfing the edge of chaos, while riding dangerously close to the black hole of trauma Sandra L. Bloom MD University, Philadelphia, PA, USA Abstract The political scene in the USA has changed dramatically with the election of Donald Trump, and antidemocratic forces appear to be gaining momentum in other countries as well.…

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The Psychological Effects of Global Warming on the United States

An estimated 200 million Americans will be exposed to serious psychological distress from climate related events and incidents: The severity of symptoms will vary, but in many instance the distress will be great. In the coming years, a majority of Americans will experience direct adverse effects from the impacts of global warming. Natural disasters and…

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Online Trauma Healing and Resilience Summit – September 2018

How much trauma, shredding of our social contract, environmental destruction and cynical polarized politics can we normalize in this country? Join us for a summit to explore deep healing and self regulation and community – in the face of a daily barrage of our cynical and trauma-inducing world. To Register: Click Here To inquire re…

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Introduction: Dean Walker’s New Book (Fall 2018)

NEW BOOK: INTRODUCTION Dean Spillane-Walker July 2018   My frustration with these greedy, lying bastards is personal. Human-caused climate disruption is not a belief – it is one of the best-studied phenomena on Earth. Even a half-wit can understand this. As any father would, anyone threatening my family will by on the receiving end of…

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Extinction Anxiety, By Randy Morris, Ph.D.

(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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