Meanwhile, here in Canada; B.C. remains under a state of emergency as more than 140 wildfires continue to burn across the province. This season is now B.C.'s worst fire season in history and it is far from over.
This map is accurate as of Sept. 8, although the wildfire situation may change at any time. The larger flames on the map are considered "wildfires of note".
Now why in the heck would I write a mindfulness blog post about this when the gist of my blogs are supposed to be about creating resilience and hope you ask?
Because if it's not happening to you then you need to be grateful for the feeling of safety you have in living in the environment you are living in. And if someone you know is living in any of these areas then they are counting on us to help give them resilience and hope. If you are able to connect with a sense of abundance in being reminded of your good fortune then please consider donating time and/or money to the thousands of people in need as a result of these natural disasters.
And if you have the energy and will to change any habits of yours that impact on the environment then here are suggestions from scientists about what you can do.
Thank you. Pass it on. The earth needs us to take this seriously. And we need the earth to live. People who have bigger problems at a core survival levels need us