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Environmental Awareness vs Eco Anxiety: Finding Balance in Sustainable Living
The journey towards sustainable living is not just about protecting the planet; it’s about safeguarding our mental health as well. Participants will embark on a journey exploring the delicate balance between environmental awareness and eco anxiety. We’ll delve into the evolving landscape of sustainable living, addressing ecological understanding and the emotional challenges it may bring. This section will set the stage for a comprehensive exploration of the subject matter, highlighting the importance of finding equilibrium in our approach to environmental issues.
Location: Split, Croatia
Nurturing Environmental Awareness
The firstly we will dive into the foundations of understanding our planet’s delicate ecosystems. Participants will explore key concepts such as biodiversity, climate change, and the impact of human activities on the environment. Through engaging discussions and case studies, we’ll unravel the interconnectedness of our actions and the natural world, fostering a profound sense of environmental consciousness. Learn how environmental issues affect everyday life and how to prevent their effects on your mental health, as well as on your students’ mental health.
Confronting Eco Anxiety
Once we become familiar with the foundations of environmental awereness addresses the psychological aspects associated with environmental concerns. Delving into the emotional toll of eco anxiety, we’ll explore coping mechanisms and strategies to channel anxiety into constructive action. By acknowledging and addressing these anxieties, participants will gain insights into building resilience and fostering a positive mindset towards sustainable living.Our program emphasizes the importance of self-care practices in navigating the emotional challenges associated with eco-anxiety. Through interactive sessions, we’ll delve into the concept of ‘nature therapy,’ highlighting the positive effects of spending time in natural surroundings on mental health.
Strategies for Sustainable Living
Addressing the link between sustainable living and mental resilience, our course aims to empower educators with tools to foster a supportive classroom environment that nurtures both ecological consciousness and emotional well-being. Participants will be introduced to practical approaches and lifestyle choices that contribute to a more sustainable and eco-friendly existence. From eco-conscious consumerism to adopting renewable energy practices, this segment aims to empower individuals with tangible actions they can integrate into their daily lives to make a positive impact on the environment. Our program encourages educators to embrace the symbiotic relationship between environmental awareness and emotional well-being, fostering a mindset of balance and resilience.
- A comprehensive understanding of key environmental concepts.
- Insights into the psychological aspects of eco anxiety and strategies for emotional well-being.
- Acquire skills in integrating nature-based mindfulness practices into educational settings.
- Gain practical knowledge of sustainable living practices.
- Skills to communicate and advocate for sustainable living in, and out of the classroom.
- Equipping educators with tools to address mental health concerns
- Navigate emotional challenges associated with environmental concerns, fostering a positive mental outlook.
“Environmental Awareness vs Eco Anxiety: Finding Balance in Sustainable Living” offers participants a holistic perspective on the intricate relationship between environmental awareness and personal well-being. By navigating through the course content, individuals will not only gain knowledge but also acquire practical tools to foster a harmonious coexistence with our planet, ultimately contributing to a more sustainable future.
The Course Fee of 80€ per day Includes:
- Free Split walking tour – with the local expert guide (included);
- Full programme of study sessions ( minimum 35 hours per week );
- Course materials;
- Certificate of attendance;
- Europass, on request
- Learning Agreement, on request
- Visits to local institutions;
- Personalized support;
- Expertise of Local Provider on location during the mobility;
- Free WIFI internet;
- Coffee and tea breaks;
- Administration costs.