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Natural Awakenings Naples and Fort Myers

Reader Spotlight: Georgi Goldstein

Work: Clinical social worker.


Proudest Achievement: Having the courage to change my career path.


Expectations for the Future: To have achieved a strong community that is organized and passionate to fight for climate change mitigation.


Favorite APP: Insight Timer, a free meditation app.


Favorite websites: (a website and app mapping Indigenous territories, treaties and languages).


Local causes supported: Sunrise Naples (The Sunrise Movement), Climate Connections, Collier County Waterkeeper, Von Arx Wildlife Hospital at The Conservancy of Southwest Florida, SWFL RESET Center.


Most frequented healthy food restaurant: Cafe Nutrients.


Where I pick up my copy of Natural Awakenings: Gatherings at The Banyan Arts Social & Pleasure Club


How I invest in my community: Community organizing through Climate Connections (monthly gatherings for people who care about our environment to feel connected) and the Sunrise Movement (a youth-led movement to fight for climate change policy).


Favorite quote: "The monk glimpses the face of God not by scaling a peak in the Himalayas, but by sitting still in silence" - Pressfield


What I am doing to be the change I want to see in my community: Speaking up for what I believe in and trying to organize and gather to make Naples even better than it already is.