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OUTLOOK April 2019

OUTLOOK is an occasional bulletin that the Foundation for Self Leadership will publish to share news relevant to IFS, the IFS community, and developments relating to the Foundation. The ultimate purpose of OUTLOOK is to support the Foundation's mission of promoting the notion and agency of Self-leadership.

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The Foundation rolls out its new logo

The Foundation rolls out its new logo with an iconic symbol that captures Self at the core of our human psyche, guiding our separate colorful parts and keeping them connected.

The symbol brings to mind an image of a lotus flower representing calm as each drop of dew slides over its petals or perhaps a butterfly recently freed from its cocoon with the lightness and delicateness of a new dawn.

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OUTLOOK November 2018

The Foundation is pleased to announce the arrival of the November 2018 (and eighth) edition of OUTLOOK.

Read about how the Foundation and its Swiss partner, Education 4 Peace, are joining hands with Pixar Animation Studios for a global campaign to promote emotional health and well-being; how teachers’ own emotional awareness and learning can help students build resilience over time; and how through parts work bridges may be built between parents and children for better parenting relationships.

Other community updates include IFS-inspired courageous conversations by a radio host; the completion of the study on IFS as a treatment for Complex Trauma; and life-changing stories through the IFS lens.

 

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Foundation Hosts Popular Events at IFS Conference

The Foundation hosted a well-attended community event at the 2018 IFS Conference, which was held in early November in the U.S. (Providence, Rhode Island).

The event opened with a brief introduction by Board Member and Event Chair, Pamela Krause, MSW, LCSW, followed by one-word greetings from all board members (their favorite “Self-C” word), and a presentation by Vice Chair Frank Anderson, MD, with an update on research and the planned global Take5 Media Campaign. Participants then visited the four stations on research, advocacy, education, and community connections, and engaged in vigorous conversations with board members and staff about ways to advance the shared vision of promoting Self-discovery and the Self leadership model.

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