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Good News: February 2020

Categories: Good News Awakening

#GoodNewsAwakening

In case you missed it…

I want to share some good news that I have found from our #GoodNewsAwakening sources. These good news stories bring hope with them. Remember, the challenge for this year is to spread “good news” to counter people’s “natural” obsession with bad news.

Sustainability

Earth in caring hands

As many of you know, or can guess, I am passionate about honoring our environment – earth, water, sky. It appears the tipping point has taken place with powerful people listening to the will of the populace. According to an article by Andrew Ross Sorkin in the New York Times on January 14, 2020 — the CEO of BlackRock, the largest investment firm in the world, announced that “his firm would make investment decisions with environmental sustainability as a core goal.” This is a game changer. Check out the full article at BlackRock C.E.O. Larry Fink: Climate Crisis Will Reshape Finance that I found through Future Crunch.

Save Food

food in bowl with water bottle

There’s evidence that supermarkets and restaurants will be throwing away less food in the future. That too is great news. According to the United Nations SAVE FOOD: Global Initiative on Food Loss and Waste Reduction, one-third of all food produced for human consumption is wasted. Check out the Good News Network article by Andy Corbley published on Feb 9, 2020 at German Supermarket Saves Over 2,000 Tons of Food By Reselling Items Other Stores Won’t. Corbley shares what countries around the world are doing to save food.

Greater Goodies Movies

Movie Clapboard

Each year the Greater Good Science Center provides us with their own movie award winners called the Greater Goodies. This year’s awards can be found at Twelve Films That Highlight the Best in Humanity posted February 6, 2020. Check it out for details. Here are their award winners:

        1. The Kindness Award: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
        2. The Community Award: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
        3. The Bridging Differences Award: The Farewell
        4. The Love Award: For Sama
        5. The Fierceness Award: Harriet
        6. The Perseverance Award: Just Mercy
        7. The Self-Awareness Award: The Last Black Man in San Francisco
        8. The Purpose Award: Little Women
        9. The Resilience Award: Marriage Story
        10. The Forgiveness Award: Pain and Glory
        11. The Intergroup Empathy Award: Parasite
        12. The Compassionate Heroism Award: The Rise of Skywalker

We will continue to spread good news to you and those we touch. Help us in our quest — share what we find and find more to share. Our monthly “good news” posts will be available on our Events & Blogs page where you found this post. You can also follow us on our Facebook page @HealingTransformationNaturally where we post more good news stories you can use as we find them.

May you be surrounded by good news and kindness today and everyday.

Take care,

~Ellen

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