Radical Acceptance, by Dr. Nate Charach

At this point in the climate crisis, there should no longer be anyone who supports increasing our subsidies to the fossil fuel industry. We should have politicians who can stand up and make brave decisions. These thoughts fill me with a mixture of anger and anxiety. I can reduce my distress if I listen to … Continue reading Radical Acceptance, by Dr. Nate Charach

Dealing with Eco-Anxiety: Embracing Sadness, Part 2

The next in a series of posts by Dr. Nate Charach. Read Part 1 here. In my first blog post I outlined my understanding that there are pleasant and unpleasant emotions rather than classifying them as positive and negative. The most crucial emotion to lessen my “eco-anxiety” has been sadness. Let’s first examine why sadness … Continue reading Dealing with Eco-Anxiety: Embracing Sadness, Part 2

Dealing with Eco-Anxiety: An Introduction by Dr. Nate Charach

We are excited to introduce this guest post by Dr. Charach, providing timely insight into the swirl of emotions many of us feel as we strive to gain a sense of place in the midst of our climate crisis. Many people struggle with anxiety, depression and other mental health challenges. Culturally we are often focused … Continue reading Dealing with Eco-Anxiety: An Introduction by Dr. Nate Charach