The COVID crisis throws into relief what happens when grief has—quite literally—nowhere to go. The evidence suggests that most people summon strengths that surpass their own expectations.
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Climate action for an aging world
Michael A. Smyer Ph.D.
Having trouble starting that difficult conversation? How you frame it can make a big difference.
We can't celebrate like we want to but we can learn a lot about climate change from COVID-19.
You tell me we should panic, feel fear, and not rely on hope. I, too, feel this at times—but psychology can teach us to harness these feelings to create meaningful action.
Here’s your superpower: If you ask your parents, grandparents, or grandkids to talk with you, they will. This Grandparents Day start a climate change conversation—here’s how.
Dr. Michael “Mick” Smyer is a Professor of Psychology at Bucknell University and the founder and CEO of Graying Green.