Gratitude and perseverance in activism

We’re thanking 13 people this week in the Americans of Conscience Checklist. Why? It’s more than politeness. Science tells us that the act of expressing gratitude benefits our nervous system, endocrine system, and immune system. Conveying sincere thanks lowers our stress and creates feelings of peaceful inter-connectedness. It makes us feel safer and helps us…

Americans of Conscience Checklist: Week of April 15, 2018

75 weeks down, 29 weeks to mid-term elections. This checklist features clear, well-researched actions for Americans who value democracy, equality, voting, and decency. Additionally, we practice gratitude, self-care, and celebration to stay engaged. Urgent actions are highlighted in yellow. Reminder: The checklist takes the 4th Sunday off (next week). Back on April 29! I believe…

Americans of Conscience Checklist: Week of April 8, 2018

74 weeks down, 30 weeks (!!!) to mid-term elections. This checklist features clear, well-researched actions for Americans who value democracy, equality, voting, and decency. Additionally, we practice gratitude, self-care, and celebration to stay engaged. I value our democracy. Action: Stand for freedom of the press. Take note: Is your local TV station owned by Sinclair?…

Americans of Conscience Checklist: Week of April 1, 2018

73 weeks down, 31 weeks to mid-term elections. This checklist features clear, well-researched actions for Americans who value democracy, equality, voting, and decency. Additionally, we practice gratitude, self-care, and celebration to stay engaged. New: You’ll see approximate times for completing each task. This week, we’re making a difference together in under 45 minutes. I value…