Category Archives: Season of Nonviolence

21st year observing Season of Peace

by Renee Lindstrom, GCFP @ Inside Awareness, Living in Natures Love Blog & Renee Lindstrom Live

The Season for Nonviolence was created by Arun Gandhi, Mohandas Gandhi’s grandson in 1998.  It is a yearly celebration for cultivating peace that begins April 30th and ends on April 4th.  It is based upon the philosophies of peace leaders that have made a cultural impact during their lives.  These are  Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr.  In recent years  the Dali Lama has become a representative of this awareness campaign anchored by a mission, statement of principles, and commitments by participants towards living in a nonviolent way.

The Season of Nonviolence is a 64 Day observation of peace.  It is hosted and supported by the AGNT, Age for New Global Thought Organization, their members and task forces.

Since 2011 Renee at Inside Awareness has shared tips call 64 Ways in 64 Days for personal observation to support this campaign in her own community.  In these past nine years the focus of the tips has had a focus for adults or for children.  these have included value practice, exercises and quotes.

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Quotes for the Office

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For more information on  Age for New Global Thought Organization, their members and task forces contributions visit –  www.agnt.org

Children’s Daily Peace Practice for 1st week of Season on Nonviolence

by Renee Lindstrom, GCFP @ Inside Awareness, Living in Natures Love Blog & Renee Lindstrom Live

Gandhi, King, Gyatso Season for Nonviolence – 64 Ways in 64 Days Value Practice for Children

he Season for Nonviolence was created by Arun Gandhi, Mohandas Gandhi’s grandson in 1998.  It is a yearly celebration for cultivating peace that begins April 30th and ends on April 4th – read more

Since 2011 Renee at Inside Awareness has shared tips call 64 Ways in 64 Days for personal observation to support this campaign in her own community.  In these past nine years the focus of the tips has had a focus for adults or for children.  These have included value practice, exercises and quotes.  Follow quotes on face-book.

for the week of January 30th to February 5th

Monday, January 30th – Courage

Have a parent light a candle for you.  Make a wish for peace and release it by blowing out the candle.

Tuesday, January 31st – Smiling 

Smile at three people who look different than you.

Wednesday, February 1st – Appreciation 

Tell each member of your family one thing your like about them.

Thursday, February 2nd – Caring

Make a list or tell your parent three ways you care for yourself.

Friday, February 3rd – Believing

Finish this sentence with something good about yourself.

I am _________________________________________________.

Saturday, February 4th – Simplicity

Clean up clutter in your bedroom today.

Sunday, February 5th – Education

Read a book today (or have a parent read with you).

THEME FOR WEEK 1Nonviolence begins with learning how to be more compassionate towards ourselves. We speak and act with respect, honor, and reverence for our own being.

QUOTES FOR THE OFFICE

To follow daily quotes for cultivating peace in ones office – follow them on our calendar webpage or visit us on  Twitter,  Instagram  Pinterest or Facebook.


For more information on  Age for New Global Thought Organization, their members and task forces contributions visit –  www.agnt.org


Renee Lindstrom, GCFP,
Feldenkrais® Practitioner since 2007, Value-Based Communication & Empathy Coach since 2004, Art of Placement  since 2000, Founder of Greater Victoria Peace & Intercultural Celebrations since 2010 & Greater Victoria Labyrinths since 2012, #yyj Peace Week Calendar Founder – 2014 & 2015

Season for Peace and Nonviolence – Teens Daily Value Practice for Week of Jan 30th

by Renee Lindstrom, GCFP @ Inside Awareness, Living in Natures Love Blog & Renee Lindstrom Live

Gandhi, King, Gyatso Season for Nonviolence – 64 Ways in 64 Days Value Practice for Teens

The Season for Nonviolence was created by Arun Gandhi, Mohandas Gandhi’s grandson in 1998.  It is a yearly celebration for cultivating peace that begins April 30th and ends on April 4th – read more

Since 2011 Renee at Inside Awareness has shared tips call 64 Ways in 64 Days for personal observation to support this campaign in her own community.  In these past nine years the focus of the tips has had a focus for adults or for children.  These have included value practice, exercises and quotes.  Follow quotes on face-book.


Week One, Days 1 to 7:  Nonviolence begins with learning how to be more compassionate towards ourselves. We speak and act with respect, honor, and reverence for our own being.

  • Day 1 – COURAGE (Jan. 30)

Courage is the ability to do what is in your heart. Today, really listen to what is in your heart. It takes courage to be nonviolent.

  • Day 2 – SMILING (Jan. 31)

Smiling is a way to establish a heart to heart connection and to create a peaceful outlook. Smile from the heart.  Today, smile and make eye contact with at least 5 people. Notice how people respond to you.

  • Day 3 – APPRECIATION (Feb. 1)

Author Louise Hay says, “Praise yourself as much as you can. The love in our lives begins with us…loving
yourself will help heal our planet.” Today, focus on appreciating the good qualities in yourself and others.

  • Day 4 – CARING (Feb. 2)

To truly care for others, you must first truly care for yourself. Today, think of ways you can better care for
yourself. Practice at least one of those ideas today.

  • Day 5 – BELIEVING (Feb. 3)

Peace is a possibility. Believing in that possibility can make it happen. Keep peace in mind.

  • Day 6 — SIMPLICITY (Feb. 4)

Drama makes our lives more complicated. Think of ways to free your self from drama. Practice one today.

  • Day 7 – EDUCATION (Feb. 5)

War is born from ignorance. Today, try and learn something new.

Created for www.agnt.org – Season for Nonviolence – 2007 – by Greater Dallas Task Force – www.64-days.org


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Renee Lindstrom, GCFP,
Feldenkrais® Practitioner since 2007, Value-Based Communication & Empathy Coach since 2004, Art of Placement  since 2000, Founder of Greater Victoria Peace & Intercultural Celebrations since 2010 & Greater Victoria Labyrinths since 2012, #yyj Peace Week Calendar Founder – 2014 & 2015