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Gentle persuasion in a time of crisis

How the cultivation metaphor can help Probably most of us in DAF struggle with frustration that so many people can’t face into the climate crisis. I’d like to share an approach which could help. A friend of mine who was a long-term XR activist told me sadly, “What I’ve learned is that you can’t...

gardening as metaphor, human cultivation, new book, nourishment, relationships, resilience

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Diversity & Decolonisation Circle: Our Transformation

After three intense and generative years of weekly meetings, the small group of Deep Adaptation Volunteers who convened the DAF Diversity and Decolonising Circle have shifted to new roles in Deep Adaptation and wider global projects around decolonising, antiracism and diversity. These volunteers...

Collaboration, diversity and decolonising, grief, group processes, racism, white supremacy

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Deeply Adapting with Pleasure

We think we have to get to the bottom of that to-do list before we can slow down. We  resort to shallow “self-care” that’s more about consumption than deep care for our being. We bypass so many moments of possible delight, like relishing the nuance of a morning coffee.

awareness, beauty, connectedness, embodiment, Health, oneness, pleasure, resilience, slow down

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Deranged, unbalanced, anxious, the earth cries and slouches toward infinity without a rudder, or barrels toward tomorrow, devastating the coast, flinging cars, this cancer born of progress, the tumor too much, too fast, too big to fail. A deep breath after a chaotic night, eastern...


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