Turn the Tide on Climate Anxiety: Sustainable Action for Your Mental Health and the Planet (Paperback)Megan Kennedy-Woodard (author), Dr. Patrick Kennedy-Williams (author), Arizona Muse - Founder and Trustee of Dirt Foundation for the Regeneration of Earth (foreword)
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It's hard to watch the news, scroll through social media, or listen to the radio without hearing or seeing something disturbing about the climate emergency. This can trigger all sorts of emotions: worry, anger, sadness, guilt, and even grief but also often over-looked positive emotions like motivation, connection, care, and abundance that support mental health and climate action for sustainable longevity.
Written by psychologists with extensive experience in treating people with eco-anxiety, this book shows you how to harness these emotions, validate them, and transform them into positive action. It enables you to assess and understand your psychological responses to the climate crisis and move away from unhealthy defence mechanisms, such as denial and avoidance.
Ultimately, it shows that the solution to both climate anxiety and the climate crisis is the same - action that is sustainable for you and for the planet - and empowers you to take steps towards this.
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 41 g
Dimensions: 216 x 138 mm
Are you losing sleep worrying over the Climate Crisis? I am. Do you feel powerless when confronted but such a huge global issue? I do. Is Climate Change starting to affect your mental health? If so, panic not, help is at hand with the brilliant book 'Turn the Tide on Climate Anxiety' which acknowledges that climate anxiety is a real issue, empowers the reader to handle this anxiety and to use to it to make meaningful changes to the world around us. -- Prof. Mark Maslin - a deeply worried climate scientist and author of 'How To Save Our Planet: The Facts' (Penguin 2021)
The science is in, the reality is here and the noble challenge of the climate movement now is to help fellow humanity embrace their eco-anxiety and transform it into action...and build a more vibrant, productive and humane "normal". Turn the Tide takes us on the journey to this wild and hopeful alchemy. -- Sarah Wilson, journalist and New York Times bestselling author of This One Wild and Precious Life
Turn the Tide on Climate Anxiety is a very interesting and empowering book that has given me new methods for handling and understanding climate anxiety in a comprehensive way.-- Nathan Grossman, documentary film director
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