The Committed Optimist

Climate anxiety in kids

I received an email requesting information about how various practitioners help kids deal with climate anxiety. Here is how I responded. What I am about to say is not what you’re looking for, but it is relevant to the climate change and anxiety conversation....

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The glass ceiling of aspiration

At the signing of the Declaration of Independence, Benjamin Franklin commented, We must all hang together, or surely we shall hang separately. In my view, if we are to really be effective, the environment-progressive movement must align together to inspire mainstream...

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Hope for tomorrow’s children

What will it take to provide real hope for young people? I think there is only one thing. Young people will have hope when they see that society as a whole is passionately committed to transitioning to a life-affirming global culture, rather...

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