I consider myself to be a proud member of the green generation. I have grown up in a time where eating organic, holistic health, and riding your bike to work are constantly gaining in popularity. A time when North Americans are finally waking up to the harm they have caused our planet and have made small steps towards progress. The green generation has observed the foolish mistakes of our parents, leaders and teachers, and knows that there exists a much more harmonious way of living.
In part it is the response to your own determination to commit to and stick with something that you have chosen and that is important to you. And in part it will be about observing what in your life has taken root with determination and showing up in ways that you cannot ignore.
The last time I was in Bangkok, Thailand in 1976, there was a government coup. Later in the nineties as Lena and I arrived in Nepal, an insurrection was in full force leading us to hole up in our hotel under government curfew.
There is pressure to create, pressure to destroy, pressure to change, pressure to move forward, pressure to act, pressure to connect, to build, to start, to complete, to breakout, to evolve and to make progress.