BRI-CRI: Bridport Climate Response Initiative – proposal for consultation

Introduction: This outlines plans for a range of activities to widen the local community’s involvement in climate crisis responses, including emission and waste reductions, and raising resilience/emergency preparation. This document has been drafted by Seeding our Future as a basis for consultation with a range of local organisations to get their inputs and involvement. Context: … Read more

Bridport Climate Café: Thursdays November 18, December 9, 2-4pm at Soulshine Café, South Street

A climate café is an informal, supportive space where you can talk about your feelings on climate change. The group will be supported by trained volunteer facilitators: it’s a confidential space for respectful listening, whatever your views. All are welcome, including young adults from 16 up. It’s not a therapy group, and it’s not a … Read more

Book blog: The Wild Edge of Sorrow by Francis Weller

Subtitle: Rituals of Renewal and the Sacred Work of Grief You may have noticed, as I have, a growing number of grief tending workshops, grief rituals and similar events in recent years. What’s your reaction to them? I admit that mine has been a mix of mild interest and some resistance. Francis Weller is one … Read more

Nature Immersion Course for GPs – 21-22 October 2021

Overview The Tamar Faculty and the Hazel Hill Trust are delighted to be running this two day nature resilience immersion course with overnight stay.  It will offer a different way to gain new insights and skills and to raise your resilience and nourish your wellbeing. The course is being held at a farm located in … Read more

Climate change and collective trauma

This blog is from the latest newsletter of the Climate Psychology Alliance (CPA): this is a network of therapists and counsellors who are sharing best practice and developing new ways to help people handle climate distress. This blog by Steffi Bednarek has useful insights about the collective quality of the trauma many of us are … Read more