Summer is coming, and soon Greta Thunberg and many of her millions of followers will have nothing to strike from. Part of me hopes she’ll use this juncture to change her approach.
Classic climate action messaging has relied on alarm, guilt, accusation, shaming. It rarely works. We propose a highly-successful approach we’ve used in a different arena: the UCEFUL model.
Today’s writing prompt is based on an excerpt of “Neruda’s Memoirs” Whenever we face challenges, we have the privilege of framing them in words—words that express our hopes, our losses, our dreams; words that transform our personal vision or the world’s. These words can become a source of sustenance and discovery, for the sometimes long […]
“Neruda said the closest thing to poetry is a loaf of bread or a ceramic dish or a piece of wood lovingly carved…” Enjoy this poem that will teach you about Neruda and inspire you to try on his style.