Updated Resources for Meditation and Support

Oren Jay Sofer wrote an article that explores the relationship between gratitude and grief. The article may be helpful as we celebrate Thanksgiving while simultaneously facing many crises in the world. You can find his article here: Why We Need Both Gratitude And Support

A recent podcast from Tenpercent Happier with Kaira Jewel Lingo addresses ways we can relate to the news and continue our practice while also taking wise action. The podcast includes clips from an interview with Kaira Jewel Lingo with comment by Dan Harris and DJ Cashmere. You can find that podcast here: 3 Buddhist Strategies for When the News is Overwhelming

Krista Tippett recently interviewed Christiana Figueres on the On Being Podcast. Their conversation provides a more optimistic take on the climate crisis than we may have heard recently, and emphasizes the opportunities for spiritual growth as we respond to the climate crisis. Figueres was a major architect for the 2015 Paris climate accord, and is also a practitioner in the Plum Village tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh. You can find that podcast here: Ecological Hope, and Spiritual Evolution