Ep. 43 Ami Chen Mills-Naim ”Don‘t Be Afraid to Look”
Ami was around Sydney Banks and what is now called the 3 Principles since she was 9, when her father, Roger Mills, became an early student of Sydney Banks. As she grew up, Ami followed her own path, became a journalist, and after going through a period of depression and searching for Truth, she re-discovered the teachings she heard as a child on Salt Spring Island. Ami is an author, speaker, teacher, and activist, with a deep grounding in the 3 Principles.
Ami Chen Mills-Naim talks with us about how she got into activism, particularly around politics and the climate crisis. She reminds us that spirituality and anger, and/or opposition, are not mutually exclusive, and protesting is often necessary to get the attention necessary for creating any kind of meaningful change. She shows us that we can show up, be human, and learn about - and fight against - grave injustices, without losing touch with our essential nature and oneness.Her grounding and humility have allowed her to learn about her own biases without taking them personally, while still committing to personal change and growth in these areas. She courageously holds conversations with others she disagrees with in order to impart this wisdom and to see if they can find common ground. Ami shows us that it's possible to hold more than one feeling and viewpoint at once (e.g. anger and love). She has joined many activist groups and enjoys bringing the spiritual side to the work she does on these issues. We admire her fortitude in joining these movements that are working tirelessly to push forth equality and human rights, as well as efforts to fight the climate crisis we face as residents of this planet. Show NotesAmanda Gorman: youngest inaugural poet in U.S. historyHeather McGhee: Author of The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper TogetherShut it Down: An activist's guide to direct action and strategic civil disobedienceAwake a dream from Standing Rock: 2017 documentary about The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe peaceful resistance of construction of an oil pipeline through their landCaste by Isabel Wilkerson: necessary reading on racism in the United States Ami Chen Mills-Naim is a global speaker, coach, trainer, and author of State of Mind in the Classroom: Thought, Consciousness and the Essential Curriculum for Healthy Learning, and The Spark Inside: A Special Book for Youth. With her late father, the social scientist Dr. Roger Mills she co-founded the non-profit Center for Sustainable Change, and served as its Executive Director and Education Director for a decade. She has been a speaker on innate wellness and resiliency, and a trainer of the “Three Principles” for more than 30 years. In response to recent, global events, she launched a YouTube Channel called The Heart of America, utilizing her journalism skills.More on her current scope of work can be found at www.AmiChen.com. Angus & Rohini Ross are “The Rewilders.” They love working with couples and helping them to reduce conflict and discord in their relationships. They co-facilitate individualized couples' intensives that rewild relationships back to their natural state of love. Rohini is the author of the ebook Marriage, and they are co-founders of The 29-Day Rewilding Experience and The Rewilding Community. You can also follow Angus and Rohini Ross on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. To learn more about their work visit: therewilders.org. Read Rohini's latest blog.Episode 35 features the music of RhythmPharm with Los Angeles-based composer Greg Ellis.See full show notes here.
Spiritual Activists, Ami Chen Mills-Naim and Rohini Ross.
Insightful Conversations with Del Adey-Jones
Are you curious about how you can become a Spiritual Activist? Then please join me on Tuesday, 1:00 pm Pacific, on my "Insightful Conversations with Del Adey-Jones" Facebook page,https://www.facebook.com/deladeyjones/ as I welcome two of my favorite Spiritual Activists, Ami Chen Mills-Naim and Rohini Ross.Ami is a global speaker, coach, trainer, and award-winning journalist and author. She has spent close to thirty years, helping people, organizations, and communities recognize their innate wellbeing, resilience, and mental health. As our political, economic, and ecological systems approach tipping points, Ami's work is focused on facilitating individuals, groups, organizations, and communities, to recognize their innate wisdom. The wisdom that exists within everyone, leading them to right action and sound strategies that uplift and help build healthy societies in which we can all thrive.Rohini is the co-founder of The Rewilders, where she and her partner Angus Ross help individuals, couples, and organizations rewild themselves back to their natural state of peace, balance, and harmony. They also co-facilitate the online Rewilding Community - a supportive group experience designed to help you break free from limiting conditioning so you can uncover and recover your natural rewilded state.*For more information on my coaching and mentoring packages, please contact me at https://www.deladeyjones.com
#049 - Climate Change: A principles perspective with Ami Chen - Mills
Get Clarity with Jamie Smart
I’m Jamie Smart - welcome to the podcast. A few months ago, I had a conversation with my good friend and colleague, Ami Chen Mills. As well as being a very experienced principles teacher (Ami was one of the first people I heard talking about this understanding), she’s the co-founder of the Santa Cruz chapter of Extinction Rebellion. Earlier in the year, Ami wrote a Medium article, calling out her colleagues in the principles community for a lack of comment and action on climate change (the article was called, ‘An Open Letter to My Spiritual Colleagues: On “Spirit” and the Climate Emergency’.) I read the article and invited Ami to come on my podcast (she accepted.) While I know that there is a broad range of opinion on the subject of climate change, one thing is abundantly clear to me: Humanity currently faces a number of existential threats, including climate change, global pandemics, possible nuclear winter and the dizzying rise of artificial intelligence. In recent years, the world seems more and more like a Marvel comic, replete with mustachioed villains and killer robots. One of my heroes, Buckminster Fuller once wrote, “Whether it is to be Utopia or Oblivion will be a touch-and-go relay race right up to the final moment… Humanity is in ‘final exam’ as to whether or not it qualifies for continuance in Universe.” This has never looked more true to me. So how can we usefully orient ourselves to the challenges we face in the years ahead? And how can the principles help us make sense of things that sometimes seem insensible? Exploring the answers to these questions is what this episode is all about. By the way, we recorded this before the full scale of the pandemic was known. For that reason, I’ve delayed the release of this episode until now. So regardless of what your current perspective on the whole question of climate change is, I look forward to hearing your thoughts on this episode. Visit the Ami Chen Mills website here: http://www.amichen.com/ You can get to know more about ‘Light on the Horizon’ webinar here: http://www.amichen.com/light-on-the-horizon Visit Ami’s YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/user/AmilliaABT/videos
Ami is an award-winning journalist and author. She directed the national non-profit, Center for Sustainable Change working with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and others, to bring the Principles of Innate Resiliency and Well-being, to at-risk communities across the United States. She recently co-founded a chapter of the global, nonviolent civil-disobedience group, Extinction Rebellion (XR) in Santa Cruz, CA, and serves on the XR International Regenerative Culture Working Group as well as US National strategy team.She is co-founder of Light on the Horizon: Fridays for Earth, free monthly and global webinars dedicated to helping people find wisdom and right action in the midst of the current climate and ecological crises
Rethink Everything: Episode 2 - Ami Chen Mills-Naim
Ami Chen Mills-Naim is a spiritual coach, teacher, mentor and author, poet and former award-winning investigative journalist. She is co-founder of the non-profit Center for Sustainable Change, with her late father, Dr. Roger Mills who featured on CNN and in the book, Modello. Ami shares her journey in the Three Principles and how her understanding has led her to be able to listen from a place of love. She shares her passion for making an impact in the World and how she sees America evolving under Donald Trump. A really powerful and engaging interview which I am sure you will love!To get in contect with Ami, visit: http://www.amichen.com/If you want more information on how to get the extended and uncut video footage of this interview, visit: http://rethinkingbusiness.biz/register/principles-action-monthly-membership/
RSP 19: Ami Chen Mills-Naim on the Secret to Successful Parenting and Supporting your Children
The Relationship Series Podcast: Relationships & Lifestyle Design
This week I interview Ami Chen Mills-Naim. She was the co-founder and Director of the Centre for Sustainable Change in America as well as the author of : State of Mind in the Classroom: Thought, Consciousness and the Essential Curriculum for Healthy Learning, and The Spark Inside: A Special Book for Youth. She has worked with ... Read more The post RSP 19: Ami Chen Mills-Naim on the Secret to Successful Parenting and Supporting your Children appeared first on Ankush Jain Limited.