Looking for climate-aware emotional support services and resilience training opportunities in the Greater Kansas City and Lawrence, KS region? You’ve come to the right place.
Climate-aware Meditation and Mindfulness Programs
The Resilient Activist website includes helpful articles on building resilience in relation to the state of the environment and how our hearts, minds, and bodies respond.
Kansas City-based Midwest Alliance for Mindfulness offers a wide and varied calendar of secular mindfulness and meditation practices that may just fit your needs.
Their approach is welcoming to all and many classes have an emphasis on environmental awareness and nature connection. You can participate in their programs online or at various locations around the Kansas City area.
Doing good in the world – including the important work of caring for the Earth and its beings – is the highest calling there is, but it can can take a heavy toll on our physical, emotional, financial, social and spiritual resources.
One of my mantras is “Do not fall into despair”. It reminds me that letting my own resources become completely depleted is counter-productive and that I’m best able to be of benefit in the world when I mindfully include myself in my caring efforts.
It’s one of my greatest pleasures to share what I’ve learned about resilience, vitality, and well-being with others.Tracy Ochester, PsyD, RYT-200, psychologist and co-founder of Midwest Alliance for Mindfulness