Search Results for: Michelle Merrill

Coping with Crisis
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Coping with Crisis

In Novasutras, we help one another deal with our emotional responses to the climate and extinction crises through practices like meditation and shinrin-yoku. Developing deeper awareness of ubuntu and agaya enhances our emotional resilience. Dr. Michelle Merrill, founder of the Novasutras Movement, discussed some of these ideas in an interview for an article about climate grief that was published last month.

Work That Reconnects

Work That Reconnects

The Work That Reconnects (WTR) is a set of learning practices, ceremonies, and meditations designed by Joanna Macy and colleagues to support our Earth care activism. WTR practices to help us increase our resilience and effectiveness in our work to defend and restore the living world. Dr. Michelle Merrill is a trained WTR facilitator, and…

Offering Gifts: Novasutras and the Gift Economy
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Offering Gifts: Novasutras and the Gift Economy

Novasutras participates in the gift economy, freely offering events and content. You can join this gift economy by sharing money or time with us. Help us thrive by telling your friends about Novasutras and our events – reach out and have a good conversation with someone you love, to reconnect and share agaya and ubuntu.

Working to #StopLine3
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Working to #StopLine3

We stand in solidarity with indigenous water protectors, calling to #StopLine3. The proposed tar sands oil pipeline expansion would despoil the sacred land and water of Minnesota. We demand that banks stop funding Line 3 and other destructive fossil fuel infrastructure. We urge President Biden and the US Army Corps of Engineers to rescind the permits for Line 3 construction.