Simple Resistance

As climate change, political upheaval, addiction, mental and physical health concerns, and hate threaten to overwhelm us, resistance has become a necessary way of life. So this year, as in previous years, I offer you a list of simple but potent forms of resistance to add to your everyday life in the hopes of spurring you to positive change in your own body and life and for the sake of us all.

Go to the library

Visit your local parks

Purchase art directly from an artist

Make eye contact

Eat something you harvest yourself

Buy in bulk

Write a physical letter

Mend instead of replacing

Hug more people

Sit in silence, doing nothing