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Going Green: 3 Reasons We Are Afraid to Care (by Diana Deaver)


This question plagues me a lot. It plagues me when I'm too afraid to watch documentaries, it plagues me when my friends sometimes say "Stop, I don't want to know" regarding ocean plastic. 

It was my own life for a really long time. Because if you know, you'll care. So I repeat: why are we afraid to care?

Today on the blog, brilliant life and emotional health coach Diana Deaver answers this question.

Falling in Love with Nature with Grit & Pixel Photographer Marisa Jarae

Photographer/activist Chris Jordan made a point that deeply resonated with me: You cannot save this planet without also falling in love with it over and over again.

Conservation is hard work. Going green is hard work. Caring is incredibly hard work. 

So, taking that moment to breathe, to connect to the epic masterpiece that is Mother Nature, is vital. Let yourself wonder and fall in love, remember that we are of this wonderous and majestic planet. That love is what sustains us through the work.

No one's photography reminds me to take that moment more than bad ass adventure photographer Marisa Jarae. I could sing her praises all day long, but I'd rather let the work speak for itself. 

I'm taking a moment this week. Will you take it with me?