Something Good

Kind and gentle reader: In a few days, I’m flying to Oregon to visit family for a few days. Since I won’t be online much and flying home on Monday, there won’t be a Something Good list next week. Don’t forgot, there are 390 of them at this point, so you could always look back through the archives and see if there’s anything you missed, make/do something good of your own, make your own list to share, or take the week off (that’s my favorite option).

1. A Call to Serve | EP7: The Sacred and Liberatory Power of Rest with Tricia Hersey of The Nap Ministry. “Tune in to hear Tricia, the Nap Bishop herself, share with Andréa about the Nap Ministry and the journey that brought her to it. If you’ve never come across this work, prepare yourself for some blessings.”

2. 6 Ideas For Introverts To Slow Down And Enjoy Life More.

3. How To Cultivate Meaning In Your Work And Life As An INFJ.

4. Hannah Gadsby: There is life after trauma.

5. Take me back to the south of France on SF Girl. All the beds! This place looks like nap heaven.

6. Good stuff from Zen Habits: The Ridiculously Awesome Practice of Surrendering and The Most Neglected & Powerful Act of Self-Care.

7. Weekend Read: Racism is Killing Black Americans from the Southern Poverty Law Center.

8. These are AOC’s greatest hits. (video) “Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez quickly became one of the most exciting and divisive names in politics, offering a progressive alternative to Trump’s America.”

9. Do Good Recklessly. It’s my new mantra.

10. This father in ICE detention lost his 13-year-old daughter to suicide. (video)

11. Listen: Brandi Carlile, Maren Morris, Amanda Shires, Natalie Hemby Are The Highwomen.

12. Chants of “welcome home” broke out as Rep. Ilhan Omar returned to Minnesota. (video)

13. Democrats Issue Warnings Against Viral Russia-Based Face-Morphing App. In related news, Viral App FaceApp Now Owns Access To More Than 150 Million People’s Faces And Names.

14. Rape Case Judge Resigns Over ‘Good Family’ Remark; State Orders Training on The New York Times.

15. Effort to force Trump impeachment vote fails in House of Representatives.

16. WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak In Congo An International Health Emergency.

17. With ‘Molly of Denali,’ PBS Raises Its Bar for Inclusion on The New York Times. “Dozens of Alaska Native writers and advisers were recruited to help create the children’s series, one of the first to have a Native American lead.”

18. 7 Rules to Live By with Billy Porter. (video)

19. A blindfolded reveal so great, dad jumps for joy. (video) My favorite thing is that at first, Dad was just as excited about his kid getting a new truck.

20. ICE attempted to bring a Tennessee man into custody. His neighbors formed a human chain. We can help each other. We can resist.

21. Plus-Size Adventurers You Should Follow. “Diversify your Instagram feed with plus-size ultrarunners, kayakers, and other bold outdoorspeople who want you to love getting out there too.”

22. Dietitians Unplugged Podcast: Episode 62 – A Buddhist Framework for Eating Recovery with Jenna Hollenstein.

23. A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD – Official Trailer (HD) with Tom Hanks. (video) Is it just me or does Tom Hank’s Mr. Rogers seem like he could be Forrest Gump’s older brother?

24. This week in People Behaving Badly: Children Face Foster Care Over School Meal Debt, District Warns on The New York Times, and 16,000 Readers Shared Their Experiences of Being Told to ‘Go Back.’ Here Are Some of Their Stories. on The New York Times, and Trump Seizes On Soggy Paper Straws As Campaign Issue: ‘Make Straws Great Again’, and Judge orders Jeffrey Epstein to remain in jail, says he’s ‘concerned for new victims’, and Video Captures Intense Moments 2 ICE Agents Take Echo Park Mom Into Custody.

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