***This article contains difficult material, including references to sexual violence, Whiteness, and mass extinction. Please read slowly, take breaks if needed, and practice soothing techniques, such as grounding your feet to the floor.*** I rarely wave my collapse aware, near-term extinction flag because, well, it scares people and ultimately makes them run away, far away. In other words, I lose credibility and increase the feeling of isolation that > MORE
Here’s where I share my thoughts on all things grief, Earth, community, collapse, justice, and love — so basically all things.
Outdoor materialism is HERE, it’s happening. From the looks of it on Instagram and Facebook (both of which I am by no means an expert on), it’s taken over. Using the “great outdoors” to sell a good time, fun product, or self image, seems more heightened than ever. We’re “following our bliss” into the woods in order to take awesome selfies and sell our stories. I have no > MORE
“Alarm bells should be going off and lights should be flashing everywhere…” Mick Collins, author of The Unselfish Spirit, said this when he was talking about the state of our planet. And, it’s true. We’re destroying the Earth and each other. We’re losing nature and all the wild things she holds. These are real losses, heartbreaking losses. I work with, and deeply feel, Earth grief (eco-grief) constantly. Every > MORE