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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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Qualities of Self-leadership

Qualities of Self-leadership are now displayed in an aesthetically pleasing design on greeting cards, posters, and mugs. These products were designed to promote the power and promise of inner wisdom.

They make for good gifts, pretty reminders, or inspirational conversation starters.

They are available for purchase from the IFS store; under the Tools tab.

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OUTLOOK May 2018

The Foundation is pleased to release the May 2018 Edition of OUTLOOK.

Read about how IFS practitioners continue to build bridges and cross barriers, from treating opioid addictions to helping and providing support to refugees; about growing interest in the constructs of IFS in China; and about an emerging framework or IFS-inspired Self-led activism.

Other updates include the global expansion of IFS trainings, from China and Australia to Portugal; the publication of a new manual at the intersection of IFS and trauma-informed treatments for anxiety, depression, PTSD and substance abuse; and fun ways to brings IFS to kids' therapy. 

This issue of OUTLOOK contains other stories, a view of local IFS community engagement, and a number of Foundation's operational updates.

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Announcing the Global Take5 Campaign

Watching and playing sports can be emotionally engaging activities. Among youth in particular, such activities are valuable opportunities for developing overall composure and building emotional resilience in the face of adversity.

It is within this context that the Swiss-based foundation, Education 4 Peace, and the U.S.-based Foundation for Self Leadership (or in reverse order in the U.S.) are announcing the creation of the joint Take5 Campaign, a global initiative to promote emotional health and well-being through self-awareness.

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