tranquility du jour #189: do-gooding

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Bonjour. Welcome to the 189th edition of Tranquility du Jour: A Guide to Bringing Tranquility to your Every Day. Today’s show features happenings and musings on daily do-gooding with Dana Dabek-Milstein.

Workshops + Retreats: Consider joining moi in LA and Portland June 23-28 (details here), a Tranquilista Retreat at Kripalu July 5-9, Texas in August (details to come), and a Yoga Retreat in India November 12-21.

Tranquilista Lifestyle: Joie de Vivre E-course: Join me for a 7-week e-course focusing on the outlined in Tranquilista. Our six sessions will highlight ways to shape your world with spirituality, do-gooding, creativity, style, and entrepreneurship. Launches June 23.

Pose of the Podcast: By popular demand, this part of Tranquility du Jour podcasts is back! Dolphin

Featured Tranquilista: Dana Dabek-Milstein has served as the Director of Leadership Programs for the Alice Paul Institute since February 2007. She is responsible for the management of the Alice Paul Leadership Program—implementing all activities and programs, monitoring curriculum development, training workshop facilitators, and coordinating all development activities relating to the leadership program. Prior to becoming the director, she had six years experience with the Alice Paul Leadership Program as a workshop facilitator, camp coordinator, and author of the Girls Share Their Voice report. She received her B.A. in Women’s Studies from The College of New Jersey and her Master of Liberal Arts degree from The University of Pennsylvania. Additionally, she serves as a founding board member on the New Jersey Chapter of the Younger Women’s Taskforce, a project of the National Council of Women’s Organizations, and a board member of the Burlington County Advisory Council on Women. As a registered yoga teacher, Dana recently began offering karma classes for non-profit groups, in addition to teaching classes in the South Jersey area. She loves to sip tea, read, practice yoga on the beach, write in her journal, travel, connect on Facebook, and support all the amazing musicians in her life.

OMwork: How can you do-good in your daily life this week?

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Tranquilology Teleclass: Join moi for our next Tranquilology Teleclass “Frolicking into Fall” on Monday, September 20 at 9pm ET. $10. View petals from winter’s teleclass.

Au Revoir: To close out the show, we’re playing Between Two Points by The Glitch Mob. You can learn more about her music at

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