Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

Stand There

March 17, 2011

 

Since Ordinary Earth is a blog about how sustainable living practices can support better mental and environmental health some people have asked me about Japan: what I think about nuclear power, the impact of environmental catastrophes on mental health, and the probable emergence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Japan. Yikes! Those are all the wrong questions at an inappropriate time. Instead, as the buddhist saying goes, “Don’t just do something. Stand there.”  (more…)

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Thoughts about Japan by Adrian Tait

March 14, 2011

 

I haven’t been able to organize my thinking around what is taking place in Japan.  I received, however, a thoughtful post from  a colleague, Adrian Tait (UKCP Registered Psychotherapist, Member: The Guild of Psychotherapists, Visiting Fellow: Centre for Psycho-Social Studies, University of the West of England) written to a newly forming alliance of clinicians looking at the relationship between climate change and human behavior.  He raises evocative questions and thoughts. See it here: (more…)

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