Environmentalist Heather White on eco-anxiety & the connection between protecting our planet & self-care. We have a planet to save & it’s going to take all of us.

Episode Summary

These environmental times are “code red” for humanity. But the more we learn about the crisis, the easier it is to become paralyzed or experience eco-anxiety. Environmentalist Heather White shares her optimism about the future and her upcoming book One Green Thing, which includes an enneagram for discovering your unique sustainability superpower.

Episode Notes

For over two decades Heather White, the founder and author of One Green Thing: Discover Your Hidden Power to Help Save the Planet, has led organizations to transform environmental overwhelm into consistent, personalized, and positive action. She is an environmental lawyer, writer, consultant, motivational speaker, nonprofit executive, and former Senate staffer.  

Heather chats with Lisa Brooks Mills on The Glo Podcast about the current state of the crisis, its impact on mental health, and how you can create real, meaningful change using her Superpower Assessment.

Links:

Heather’s website. http://onegreenthing.org

Heather’s consulting website http://heatherwhite.com

350.org https://350.org/

COP26 https://ukcop26.org/ Follow #COP26

The Paris Agreement https://unfccc.int/process-and-meetings/the-paris-agreement/the-paris-agreement

EWG.org https://www.ewg.org/

Al Gore’s book ‘Earth in the Balance’ https://www.algore.com/library/earth-in-the-balance

Yellowstone National Park https://www.yellowstonenationalpark.com/yellowstoneparkfoundation.htm

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change https://www.ipcc.ch/

Green Climate Fund https://www.greenclimate.fund/

National Wildlife Federation – Certify your Habitat https://www.nwf.org/certify

David Quamman‘s book ‘Spillover’ https://www.davidquammen.com/spillover

GLO classes:

Earthing Meditation  Meditation  

Meditation for Healing the Planet  Meditation

Breathing With the Earth  Meditation 

Your Body is Your Earth

Earth Element Flow

Walking Meditation

Living a Green Lifestyle

Earth, Water, Fire in the Yogavasistha Lecture