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Apocalypse Got You Down? Maybe This Will Help – Searching for a cure for my climate crisis grief.

admin Cara Buckley, New York Times

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Ms. Buckley is a reporter for The Times.

One day early this fall, 19 people gathered in a small event space in Red Hook, Brooklyn, and sat in a circle. They included an immigration lawyer, a therapist, an Extinction Rebellion protester, an artist and me. Outside, it was cloudlessly sunny and hot in a way that would have once been described as unseasonable but that nowadays is just mid-September.

We were there for a workshop called “Cultivating Active Hope: Living With Joy Amidst the Climate Crisis,” a title that sounded wildly optimistic. I was there because, for the life of me, I could not understand how anyone was coping with the climate crisis.

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Thanks Cara Buckley, read the entire article here https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/15/sunday-review/depression-climate-change.html