What types of actions or practices leave you feeling more resilient?
Tamara Staton
297 Posts

There are a lot of things that we do in CCL that help us stay strong and steady in our climate advocacy efforts. Sometimes, all we need is to take a simple action, like calling Congress, or writing a letter to the editor. Other times, though, action doesn't seem like enough - we're tired, unmotivated, and feeling less hope. 

I'd love to hear from you, what types of actions or practices leave you feeling more able to return to climate work again and again? 

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@Tamara Staton  Giving myself permission to take a break and fully focusing on another activity.
 

Tamara Staton
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@Carol Yarbrough

I love this Carol! In fact, in preparing for my Resilient Climateering workshop breakout session at the conference this Saturday (1250pm-135pm), I just updated the last step to deepening resilience to include that very point: REST. It can be really hard for many of us committed climate advocates to allow ourselves to slow down, to rest, to focus on anything else but the dire needs of the world and others. But it's SO important, I love knowing that you are allowing yourself that. Must be part of the reason you're such a rock star GL!! 
 

@Tamara Staton Getting outside and connecting with nature, and doing climate actions with other people - I feel much more resilient when I'm working with a group for something rather than by myself
 

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