Natalie wrote in to ask what I meant when I use the phrase “quiet activism” — she’s intrigued, but just isn’t the grab-a-megaphone-get-arrested-for-civil-disobedience type. Take a listen, and learn what I mean about the phrase, why I’m not about to start a rally either, and how to change the world in your own beautiful way.
Links mentioned in this episode:
- Asha Dornfest discusses why it’s important to contact your representative, and demonstrates how incredibly easy it is to do so
- RESISTBOT, the easy way to contact your representatives using the text function on your cell phone
- Activist and pacifist Arun Gandhi (the grandson of the Mahatma Gandhi
- Valarie Kaur’s TED talk: 3 Lessons of Revolutionary Love in a Time of Rage
- Artist Kal Barteski’s Polar Bear Fund
- How to certify your garden as a wildlife refuge
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Karen Walrond is a leadership consultant, speaker, bestselling author and award-winning photographer, whose work is all about leadership, self-determination and making light. You can learn more about her at KarenWalrond.com.