If you’re emotionally overwhelmed by information about climate change and resource depletion, you may need to ration your news intake so as to increase your effectiveness at helping tackle these enormous global problems. Spending hours a day in front of a computer screen feeds depression . . .
Nightly on MSNBC, the “place for politics,” I watch and listen to the never-ending babble about who’s in, who’s out, the flap and gaff of the day that entertains us like the panels over on ESPN babbling about LeBron James as if it all really matters. Needing relief from angst over the fact that neither political party is talking about the real issues mentioned in this link, I, too, go to my nightly ball game and then to my classical music station and then to bed. This article in EcoWatch helps me realize that all any of us can do is somehow show that there’s happiness in less. A rare, precious treat for Tortoise must be stumbling upon an artichoke. Hmm, heaven.