The most important thing we can do for ourselves and for sustainability is stay positive. When we get stressed, anxious and resentful then we physiologically lose access to the most strategic and creative parts of our brains. It’s not an optional extra to be able to be optimistic – it’s an essential learned skill for designing and implementing a regenerative economy.
Poetry and music are powerful ways to connect to our optimism and here’s something that works for me.
I found the Dr Seuss book “Oh, the Places You’ll Go” years ago and loved it. I’ve given several copies as gifts over the years. A while ago, a friend shared the video “Oh, the Places You’ll Go at Burning Man!” and I loved it. Give it a try: