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Cultivating Hope

Free three-part mini-course delivered direct to your inbox

When

Immediate Start

Where

Online

Level

Beginner

Time

1–2 hours

Money

£0
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When

Immediate start

Where

Online

Level

Beginner

Time

Work through at your own pace

Money

£0
$0 or 0 €

Got questions?

Cultivating Hope in the Face of the Climate Crisis

Move through feelings of helplessness, reconnect with nature and take aligned environmental action.

You care about the environment and you’ve got a hunch that craft might just be able to save world.

The problem is that the endless stream of bad news has got you feeling pretty helpless and like nothing you do could possibly make a difference. 

Does this sound like you?

It doesn’t have to be this way…
I will share three simple steps to help you reconnect with your optimism so you can feel better AND make a difference
Imogen Taylor Noble
Imogen Taylor Noble
Ceramicist
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“I left the second session feeling lucky and grateful. Cultivating Hope was just what I needed – thank you”

Katie Treggiden in the press...

Introducing: Cultivating Hope in the Face of the Climate Crisis

A free three-part mini-course delivered direct to your inbox that will help you to:

Jilly Edwards
Jilly Edwards
Tapestry weaver
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“I’m loving your ability to drive me forward and out of a rather dark hole”

Hey, I'm Katie Treggiden

I sign off every email with “stay curious, imperfect and defiantly hopeful” and I talk about hope and “stubborn optimism”* a LOT.

And yet, even I spend a fair bit of time feeling honestly quite hopeLESS.  

I mean, I’m generally a pretty positive person, but jeez, does that get tested from time to time.

And that is a natural and human response to – let’s not beat around the bush here – a crisis that threatens the very survival of our species.

I have been a purpose-driven craft and design writer for more than a decade and specialising in sustainability work for at least half of that time – and yet the most important part of my job is staying hopeful and helping you to do the same. 

I truly believe that craft can save the world (not on its own, but it sure has a big contribution to make) and I know that, on some level, you believe that too. 

I want you to know it in your bones – and act accordingly. 

Read more about Katie Treggiden

(*’Stubborn optimism’ is one of three mindsets recommended in the brilliant book The Future We Choose [affiliate link] by Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett- Carnac.)

What we'll cover

Here’s what’s included in this *free* three-part mini-course:
Mary Michel
Mary Michel
Ostrero
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“I just want to say a huge thanks for running Cultivating Hope - it's been a really lovely way to think through reasons for being hopeful over the past couple of weeks!”

How it works

Your investment

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$0 or 0 €

Cultivating Hope is a really juicy, valuable course that I could definitely charge at least £50–£100 for, but I have decided to make it absolutely free.

I really believe that the most important part of my job is staying hopeful and helping you to do the same, so I wanted to put this out into the world for anybody who might benefit from it.

I acknowledge and am very grateful for the privilege that enables me to do this and, of course, I hope that you might engage with some of my paid offerings having taken Cultivating Hope and/or recommend my work to your friends and colleagues, but I also know that you might not – and that’s absolutely fine too.

Whatever you decide to do next, you are very welcome in this space and I’m grateful for you.

Elisabeth Graff Espevoll
Elisabeth Graff Espevoll
Furniture designer
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"I just signed up for Cultivating Hope. It feels ever so relevant as I was having a big discussion with my husband last night, where he was all “There is really no point in trying, what I do doesn't matter anyway." I don't agree. But for sure it's hard to keep believing. Thank you."

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Frequently Asked Questions

Everything is delivered direct to your inbox so you can work through at your own pace and won’t have to access any new platforms or set up any new passwords.
A PDF overview, a series of videos diving deeper into each stage and a series of emails to provide gentle accountability.
Each video is no more than 10 minutes long and most of the exercises can be done as you watch. If you do all the optional extras, you’ll need no more than an hour or two.
For as long as the course exists, so you can work through at your own pace and revisit as many times as you need to.
It is an online self-paced course, but you will be invited to live quarterly Q&As via Zoom where you can bring any questions.
All videos are captioned and written transcripts and audio-only versions are provided. If there’s anything else I can do to make the course more accessible, please just ask and I will always do my best.

Email me and I’ll be happy to answer it!

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This will also sign you up for my “weekly(ish) musings for curious, imperfect and stubbornly optimistic environmentalists” newsletter too. I never take for granted what a privilege it is to be invited into your inbox, so if you don’t love it, there’s an unsubscribe button in every one.

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