Waking Up in the Climate Crisis: From Despair to Engagement

Waking Up in the Climate Crisis: From Despair to Engagement
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Date(s) - May 24, 2020
2:00 pm EDT - 3:30 pm EDT

Event Sponsor and Host
Shambhala Touching the Earth Collective

with Dr. Renée Lertzman

This is an online event.

From the organizer:

The Touching the Earth Collective is looking forward to hosting this dialogue with Dr. Renée Lertzman about working with climate anxiety and turning it towards action.

As we witness environmental destruction, climate crisis, and injustice, we might have a tendency to want to avoid the helplessness, anger, grief, and disconnection that inevitably arise. Avoiding these feelings is what keeps us from engaging. Renée has traveled this road herself and has clear insight as to how we can work with our paralysis, and begin to understand how to help ourselves and others get off the couch and do something.

The dialogue will be facilitated by Sara Demetry and will include teachings, break-out groups, and an opportunity to ask questions.

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This event is hosted by Shambhala Touching the Earth Collective.
For more information, see the event website here.

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