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Happy New Year + How You Can Help Yourself…And Humanity

Posted January 21, 2020 • Change,Events,Workshops & Programs • by Jennifer Goldman-Wetzler, Ph.D.


As we enter 2020, given the state of the world (better than it’s ever been, on the one hand, and also needing help, on the other), in case you are looking for small actions to make a difference in your own life and the lives of the people and world around you, I offer two small things to do, one at the global level, the other at the local:

  1. 1. For Humanity / Global level: Two years ago, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) for its ground-breaking efforts leading the UN to adopt the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. This historic treaty bans nuclear weapons, and all activities related to them. You can watch online as Executive Director Beatrice Fihn and Hiroshima survivor Setsuko Thurlow accept the award on behalf of ICAN. I find their work inspiring for the foresight and courage it takes to mobilize a massive mission against seemingly insurmountable odds. Learn more and support ICAN’s work here.

    2. For Yourself & Your Community / Local level: Join me to learn how to achieve Optimal Outcomes at work, at home, and in public life and to celebrate the book’s official release at the iconic Strand Bookstore in NYC on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 7:30 pm. We may not spend the evening planning how to ban nuclear weapons internationally, but in a fun, interactive setting, we will be creating a version of that kind of freedom in your own life and the lives of the people you care about. You can RSVP here, and click here to help spread the word.

    Whether you take these actions or others, I wish you the ability to look into the future, consider what will need to be done to create brightness for yourself and humanity, and start taking small, courageous action steps toward that future now.

In freedom,

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