InterChange is a visual representation of how practicing mindfulness helps not only the person practicing but continues through a “pay it forward” effect. We are interconnected and interdependent with each other. When one person does a positive action (like practicing mindfulness) it affects us all. By participating in InterChange you are showing how just a small action can make a huge change. Be the change you want to see in the world!
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Directions: When you, your family, or your organization does at least one minute of mindfulness each person puts a penny in a shared container. Have a discussion about what charity or charities you want to donate the money to helping. Then count the money (this can be weekly, monthly or yearly) and log the information in the InterChange Log (link below). When you are ready- donate the money and be the change.
(Clarification Statement: InterChange is not about me or Mindful Us making money. There is no fee to participate. This is simply a way for you as individuals, families, and organizations to be encouraged to do mindfulness and to create a representation of the impact it has not only on your lives but on the lives of other people. As we progress I will post graphs showing the amount of people and the amount of money that has been donated by people over time. Although I call InterChange a program I envision it more as a community of practitioners working together and encouraging each other to keep up the good work. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.)
Log your InterChange
Join the InterChange Community. Post pictures of the pennies you have collected; you, your family or your organization doing mindfulness practice; and anything else that will help us to be the change we want to see in the world.