Category Archives: Earth Care

Ecological grief

Ecological grief and how to process it

“The darkness we enter when we are overwhelmed by the swell of grief is a place of belonging” Francis Weller, The Wild Edge of Sorrow The Dodo When I was a young child we visited a museum where I came across a stuffed Dodo in a glass cage. Back I went again and again staring

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How do we overcome the denial?

We must overcome the denial.

If what I’ve been writing about recently distresses you, if you find yourself wanting to turn away and avoid it all, you are not alone. Wishing it would all go away is a common reaction to dreadful news. We must resist and overcome the denial. Haul ourselves out I want the ecological and climate breakdown not to

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What CAN we do about the climate emergency?

What can we do? We can accept the truth and play our part in the healing of our planet. If you haven’t already, start by watching David Attenborough’s documentary, Climate Change, The Facts. “Collectively the vast majority of humans on the planet are suffering from an extreme case of separation anxiety. We’re separated from our connection

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elephant in the room

The elephant in the room invites us to fall back in love with our planet

Blog Warning: there is swearing in this article. Fall back in love with our planet This is my desperate plea, for us all to fall back in love with our planet. If I had a world sized soap box I would be standing on it now to broadcast this message to the whole world. To

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Change Is Always Possible

DO something to start saving yourself and the planet. If you don’t, who will?

How do we start saving ourselves and the planet? This is an enormous question which can feel impossible to answer. Simply suggesting we DO something is not enough we have to address what stops us. When I read this quote I felt a massive inner YES. There is an answer so let’s take a look.

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Regenerative farming, a way forward.

I believe that few of us are in any doubt now that things HAVE to change, and that those who argue against that are few and far between. Mass suicide Our current trajectory as a human race is going in one direction. Not only have we triggered the sixth mass extinction on earth the craziest

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We were made for these times

A meditation Listening to a meditation by Tara Brach I was reminded that we were made for these times.  She quoted writing by Clarissa Pinkola Estes.  This writing spoke to me on a deep level. It reminded me to keep going even when times are tough and that I am not alone. I offer it

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Why is it important to watch the film Aluna?

I am showing this film Aluna in my community because I believe it carries a powerful message for all of us non-aborigonal people; we, who over many generations, have become so detached and disconnected from the earth we are now complicit in its destruction. Our lives are now constructed in such a way that we

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Ecological grief

Do you apologise for the tears you shed or the rage you feel? Don’t!

How deeply do you feel about the atrocities happening in the world? Do they fill you with sadness? Do you weep? I hope so. For to feel sorrow, fear, anger, helpless, overwhelmed or anything else in response to the state of our world is telling you something very important: you are still connected and you still

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Changing The World One Oatcake At A Time.

I started to write about making my own oatcakes and out came all this! Several times over the last few months I have heard things which alarmed me, information which suggests the global collapse is upon us, disaster imminent. I freaked out.  I felt I couldn’t cope with the information, I have no reference points for

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