A former nun explains how to deal with doom-scrolling, despair, and rage in the face of world events.
Kaira Jewel Lingo spent fifteen years as a monastic in Thich Nhat Hanh’s Plum Village tradition. She is now a lay dharma teacher and is the author of We Were Made for These Times: Ten Lessons for Moving Through Change, Loss, and Disruption.
In this episode we talk about:
- How to stop doom-scrolling and what to do instead
- Why it’s more important, not less, to take care of yourself in times of crisis
- How to take concrete action that reduces suffering
- Stories and lessons from the life of Thich Nhat Hanh
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