Tag Archives: Book

Don’t Even Think About It: why our brains are wired to ignore climate change by George Marshall

Don’t Even Think About It: why our brains are wired to ignore climate change. This book is an eloquent explanation of the issue in the title: well-researched, and refreshingly written. It is serious, but not a depressing lecture: the book is entertaining and engaging, partly through its use of stories and interviews as a way […]

Quick Book Notes – Charles Eisenstein: The more beautiful world our hearts know is possible

Quick Book Notes – Charles Eisenstein: The more beautiful world our hearts know is possible This book is a sort of guide to the New Story: not what it is but, a clear, compassionate process of how to move into it. He illuminates the personal and societal habits and mindsets holding us back, and their […]

Spiritual Roots for Personal Resilience – a valuable deeper dimension… at least for some

Spiritual Roots for Personal Resilience – a valuable deeper dimension… at least for some My own resilience benefits from spiritual roots, but it’s a topic I rarely speak about. It seems that many people are averse to the idea of a spiritual dimension in life, so this blog feels like a risky experiment in describing […]

Book brief: Active Hope by Macy and Johnstone – an excellent guide to personal resilience

Book Brief: Active Hope by Macy and Johnstone – an excellent guide to personal resilience I have taken part in workshops led by both Joanna Macy and Chris Johnstone, and regard them as two of the best teachers on personal resilience in a full sense of the phrase. This book is a clear, concise guide […]

Book review: The New Road: Charting Scotland’s Inspirational Communities

The New Road: Charting Scotland’s Inspirational Communities: a truly encouraging book, delightfully written, in the form of a one-week rail and road trip around Scotland, seeing what’s new and working well in raising community resilience. It has just the right amount of practical detail and atmospheric colour.