Articles on courage

Talking About our Earth and Ecological Crises
Studies show that though most of us are concerned about climate change, we are not talking about it. Breaking our silence requires embodied awareness and skillful means, and is a form of activism in itself. Go deeper with us.
With the U.S. poised to exit the Paris Climate Agreement, architects Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac describe how a Buddhist perspective still provides hope for its realization.
A Cosmic Nudge to Reimagine Ourselves
The natural and social systems that sustain us are losing their stability, observes Joanna Macy. This state of bardo, or transition, can be painful and frightening—but if we face the reality of collapse and cultivate inner stability, we can find the courage to faithfully serve all that we love.
Recent events of racial violence by state actors reveal but one aspect of the tendency towards domination that is latent in our culture. Our work to end ecological devastation then necessarily includes the eradication of the persistent, shape-shifting, and devastating pattern of white supremacy, starting with our own minds.