In this episode, Aimee and LaUra share some tools they use to re-engage in activism when the despair seems suffocating. The question was prompted from a listener, Brooke. They explore what activism means, a correlation between mental health issues and activism, and what they’ve learned about the importance of tending to individual grief before tackling collective grief.
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“The doors to the world of the wild Self are few but precious. If you have a deep scar, that is a door, if you have an old, old story, that is a door. If you love the sky and the water so much you almost cannot bear it, that is a door. If you yearn for a deeper life, a full life, a sane life, that is a door.” ― Clarissa Pinkola Estés
Terrance Hayes – “Lighthead“
Mary Oliver – “Summer Day“
Steve Roggenbuck – Poet
Good Grief Network – “This is the start of a revolution“
Clarissa Pinkola Estés – “We Were Made For These Times”
Bessel Van Der Kolk – The Body Keeps Score
Joanna Macy – “Breathing Through”
Jason Silva – “Brain Games“