All the Feelings Under the Sun: How to Deal with Climate Change
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September 28, 2021
5.59 X 8.58 X 0.55 inches | 0.83 pounds
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About the Author
Leslie Davenport is a Marriage and Family Therapist bringing 30 years of clinical experience to the emerging field of Climate Psychology. She works as an educator and consultant to institutes recognizing the benefits of behavioral research for cultural shifts and policy change. She is the author of three previous books, including Emotional Resiliency in the Era of Climate Change. Leslie has worked at Ground Zero on disaster mental health teams and is on faculty with the California Institute of Integral Studies. She has offices in Tacoma, WA, and in the San Francisco Bay Area. Visit lesliedavenport.com. Jessica Smith is a recent graduate from Falmouth University. She lives in Oxford, UK. Visit jessicasmithillustration.co.uk, @JS_Illustration on Twitter, and @Jessica_Smith_Illustration on Instagram.
Learning about climate change can arouse all kinds of feelings, but there are ways to cope with them and to use them productively... Includes numerous exercises designed to help kids recognize their feelings and 'build emotional resilience'... Concepts like eco-grief, systemic racism, negativity bias, and window of tolerance are set in boldface and defined both in context and in a helpful glossary...An interesting and unusual approach to eco-awareness for tweens and teens.-- "Kirkus Reviews"