Mar 23, 2020
Connie’s motivational quote for the day is from Harriet Tubman
"You have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars and change the world.”
Harriet is a preeminent example of how one person shaped history through her own personal action. Her work with the underground railroad gave people the ability to live as free citizens. Pretty Heady stuff right?
But let's talk about you. On a more realistic scale – what really chafes you? Have you thought about what you might do to call attention to the problem and get something done?
Just like Harriet, we all have the power to make change. The question is, will we harness that energy to affect real change? I'm fascinated by this question and how it sits with people – does something bother you enough to actually to do something about it?
Today, your host Connie Whitman, speaks with Jamie Amelio. Jamie is a Philanthropist and entrepreneur and author of her new book called: Staying Bothered: Find Your Passion, Commit to Action, Change the World. The book is a powerful guide to paying attention to our inner promptings and turning these callings into agents of change.
Jamie has dedicated her life to helping children from founding the groundbreaking charity Caring for Cambodia to leading the front on teen suicide prevention, and ultimately starting the Staying Bothered Global Movement. She shared the first part of her experiences in Cambodia in Graced with Orange: How Caring for Cambodia Changed Lives, Including My Own.
Website Information: https://www.stayingbothered.com/
Caring for Cambodia Website: www.caringforcambodia.org
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