Currently — April 11, 2023
What you need to know, currently.
Warmly, Zaria is one of Currently’s sister newsletters. Zaria, who has expertise both in mental health and climate, thoughtfully responds to readers' questions surrounding how to navigate personal mental health, community, and more as we collectively learn how to cope while living through the climate crisis.
Recently Zaria responded to a question that has been asked in many forms over again — “Should I have kids during a climate crisis?”
Zaria leaves us with this:
“If you choose to have children, being an emotionally available and present parent is more valuable than constantly worrying about making the correct decisions or doing the “right” thing.”
You can read her full response here, submit your own climate/mental health-related questions here and subscribe to Warmly, Zaria here.
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