Episode 101. How Does Fierce Love Respond to Disappointment?

With the final outcome of the election still undecided at the time of recording., Rose and Christine debrief about the disappointment and implications of over 65 million Americans supporting Donald Trump and his anti-science agenda.

Recurring segments include:

  • Good news stories
  • One action tip to for you to create change
  • A weekly sanity tip to keep you calm(er) in the face of climate overwhelm


Good news: In the Senate, two Democrats, John Hickenlooper in Colorado and Mark Kelly in Arizona, have defeated incumbent Republicans who have received poor marks from environmental and conservation groups for their voting records. Read more at NYTimes.com

Action tip: Choose to live like a citizen. “Learn. Listen. Gather. Debate. Join. Serve. Circulate power. Advocate. Vote. Pick a verb, any verb. And then fill in the blank after it with an issue or an idea that moves you. This list is just a start. Encourage. Reflect. Challenge.” (Greater Good Magazine)

Sanity tip: Seek out feelings of awe, inspired by: the moral beauty of others, collective effervescence (such as dancing or singing together), nature, music, visual art, spiritual practice, big ideas, and in encountering life and death. Read more at Greater Good Magazine.