Cultivating the Climate Mind with Dr. Sarah Ray

  • Medicine For Our Times

    Cultivating the Climate Mind with Dr. Sarah Ray

May 2nd, 2023

“The most complex, radical climate technology on Earth is the human heart and mind, not a solar panel.”  – Paul Hawken

Cultivating a climate mind means learning how to show up as our most resilient and compassionate selves for the world that we love, and reconnecting again and again.

This work is essential whether you are on the frontlines of climate action or you are only beginning to realize the extent of our predicament.

We face a perfect storm of problems– a mounting “polycrisis” of political, economic, ecological, and social emergencies. Multiple forms of illness are poisoning our lives, our communities, and the planet. Band-aid solutions don’t work. What is the remedy?  How are we to navigate this tumult, show up, and be of service?

The medicine is re-membering our connection with ourselves, each other, and the more-than-human world, and enlisting the “radical technology” of our hearts and minds.

This important five-week series weaves together the most current research on mindfulness and climate change, social justice principles of collective resilience, and guided meditation to explore the role of equanimity, attention, compassion, joy, and purpose in the polycrisis. In each session, we will balance learning, listening, and practice as we find ballast together.

Dates & Times:
Tuesday Afternoons
4:00 - 5:30pm PT
May 2nd - May 30th
Online via Zoom

$125 - $195
Registration Required

Pacific Mindfulness is committed to increasing access to the teachings and practices of awareness, generosity, compassion, and wisdom. In this spirit, most of our courses and retreats offer some financial support. We are steadfastly dedicated to offering programs that help protect, support, and expand the well-being of ourselves, each other, and our environment.

Offering fees above the base rate helps make Pacific Mindfulness programs more widely available to those who would otherwise not be able to participate. Thank you for help in this way.

Financial assistance is available. Please apply here.

Dr. Sarah Jaquette Ray is a certified mindfulness facilitator with the UCLA Mindfulness Awareness Research Center. She researches, teaches, facilitates, and publishes at the intersection of social justice and climate emotions. She is the author of A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety: How to Keep Your Cool on a Warming Planet, a book that explores the role of emotions and mindsets in addressing the climate emergency, especially for Gen Z. In addition to mindfulness courses, Dr. Ray offers a professional development workshop to help center emotions in climate work, the Climate Wisdom Lab, and publishes and consults widely on emotions and the climate movement. 


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