Make Our World a Better Place

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An OASIS National 2019-2020 Initiative

OASIS’s purpose and mission is to provide members with opportunities. Opportunities for self-improvement, professional development, a chance to give back to the community and make our Earth a better place for future generations. Our initiative, to Make Our World a Better Place, is the foundation of who we are and the legacy we want to leave.

Make Our World a Better Place is a holistic approach to develop and maintain beneficial practices across 4 key pillars.

  • A Better You
  • A Better Us
  • A Better Community
  • A Better World

A Better You!

This Pillar seeks assist all of us to develop and maintain beneficial practices in these areas:

  • Nutrition (How to eat and cook healthy, What to eat and what not to…)
  • Physical health (How to get and stay healthy)
  • Mental well-being (Meditation to Mindfulness we will explore)
  • Knowledge

What we did:

Conducted over a dozen events – with almost 600 attendees!

Nutrition/Health:

July 17th 2019: Book Summary:

FarmaggedonJuly 17th 2019 (Virtual Event)
Farmageddon <== Free download
The True Cost of Cheap Meat
By Philip Lymbery with Isabel Oakeshott
Image Credit and link to the book: AbeBooks.com
The China StudyAug 21st 2019 (Virtual Event)
The China Study  <== Free download
The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition
By T. Colin Campbell and Thomas M. Campbell
Image Credit and link to the book: Amazon.com

September 18th, 2019 – Online Seminar: Defeating Diabetes

From – Sharan India
Reversing DiabetesDr. Nandita Shah, Sharan India
International Speaker and
Author of Reversing Diabetes in 21 Days:
A Nutrition-Based Approach to Diabetes
Image Credit and link to the book: Amazon.com
Beat Sugar AddictionOct 9th 2019 (Virtual Event)
Beat Sugar Addiction Now! <== Free download
The Cutting-Edge Program That Cures Your Type
of Sugar Addiction
By Jacob Teitelbaum and Chrystle Fiedler
Image Credit and link to the book: Amazon.com
The Emperor of All MaladiesOct 30th 2019 (Virtual Event)
The Emperor of All Maladies <== Free download
A Biography of Cancer By Siddartha Mukherjee
Image Credit and link to the book: Amazon.com

May, 5th 2020 Online Seminar: The Power of Plants – by External Speaker

Shobha Swamy, from Annapoorna Nutrition
Certified in Plant Based Nutrition – from The T.Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies, Cornell University

Annapoorna Nutrition
Image Credit – annapoorna-nutrition.com

Self-Development:

PivotAug 28th 2019 (Virtual Event)
Pivot <== Free download
The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One
By Jenny Blake
Image Credit and link to the book: Amazon.com

Financial Know How:

The Total Money MakeoverSep 4th 2019 (Virtual Event)
The Total Money Makeover <== Free download
A Proven Plan for Finance Fitness
By Dave Ramsey
Image Credit and link to the book: Amazon.com
Playing With FireOct 16th 2019 (Virtual Event)
Playing with FIRE  <== Free download
(FIRE – Financial Independence Retire Early)
How Far Would You Go for Financial Freedom?
By Scott Rieckens
Image Credit and link to the book: Amazon.com

Philosophy:

On the Shortness of Life - SenecaMay 6th 2020 (Virtual Event)
On the shortness of Life <== Free download
By Seneca the Younger (49 A.D)
Image Credit and link to the book: Amazon.com

History:

SapiensOct 23 rd 2019 (Virtual Event)
Sapiens <== Free download
A Brief History of Humankind
By Yuval Noah Harari
Image Credit and link to the book: Amazon.com

Mental Well Being:

Vivek KashyapApril 29th, 2020 (Virtual Event)
Upping Your Game By Getting down to Mindfulness
Presented by Vivek Kashyap
Image Credit – Vivek Kashyap
Melissa Custic

Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL
MS Plant Biology
Northwestern University
July 8th , 2020 (Virtual Event)
Social Distancing is NOT for Nature! <== Free download
How to enhance your emotional health
by connecting to nature

Next: A Better Us

Featured Image Credit : Photo by Nate Johnston on Unsplash

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