Many of us are reluctant activists, perhaps so reluctant we barely consider ourselves ‘activist’ at all. So how do we become less reluctant? How can we expand our comfort zone so trying to save the planet doesn’t seem so freakin’ terrifying?

The answer is almost certainly in a new book, The Trembling Warrior,by author and coach Gill Coombs, who’s written what she says is a ‘guide for reluctant activists’.

Gill natters to us about finding one’s true voice; why some people (*ahem* Ol *ahem*) are so scared of what other people think; the perils of social media; and ukippers whacking songbirds out of the sky with solar panels.

Sustainababble is your friendly environment podcast, out weekly. Theme music by the legendary Dicky Moore – @dickymoo. Sustainababble logo by the splendid Arthur Stovell. Ecoguff read out by Arabella.

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