This digital poster provides four tips for accepting and transforming your emotions around climate change.
The tips are to feel your feelings, practice self-compassion, connect the dots, and link up with others.
The resource includes images and brief explanations for each tip.
The tips are appropriate for all ages, easily accessible, and comforting to read.
Students can read the entire document very quickly but can spend as much time as needed practicing the tips.
The image of the tips can be downloaded and printed.
Students should understand what is meant by feeling eco-anxious.
This resource can be used as a social-emotional learning tool before or after discussing any climate change-related issue.
After teaching a SubjectToClimate lesson, consider asking students to reflect on or practice each of the four tips.
Other resources related to this topic include this video about what to do when you are feeling anxious and not inspired to act on climate change and this video with five tips for coping with climate anxiety.
This resource offers advice on how to deal with eco-anxiety caused by climate change impacts. It is appropriate to use this resource in the classroom.
English Language Arts
R.6-8.9 Assess how perspective or purpose shapes the content and style of various texts.