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Mental Health & Wellbeing with SQUID and QoLx

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Can We Save Humanity from Ourselves?
Can we SQUID Our Brains for a Better World with Quality of Life eXperiments?

Greetings, compassionate hearts!

Have you ever wished for a world with fewer regrets and happier lives? We are on a mission to make that dream a reality through innovative Quality of Life experiments and the power of SQUID mindfulness.

Picture this: a world where we pause before reacting, where we choose empathy over anger, and where understanding becomes our guiding light. This is the vision that drives us forward, but we need your support to turn it into a tangible force for positive change.

Imagine a life where you're in control, where you can STOP the cycle of needless suffering and embrace a new way of being. It starts with the 5 steps of SQUID:

Stop: When something feels wrong, take a moment to pause and breathe.
Question: Ask yourself where you feel it in your body, and explore the root of the issue.
Understand: Seek deeper understanding by asking good questions and gaining insight.
Imagine: Envision the possibilities and explore different choices.
Decide: Make conscious decisions that align with your values and promote well-being.

These steps, inspired by the wisdom of Dr. Seuss and grounded in the neuroscience of emotions, empower individuals to navigate life's challenges with grace and compassion.

But here's where you come in. We need your support to spread the SQUID movement far and wide, touching lives and transforming communities. Your contribution will help us:

Expand our Team!
With additional team members, we can amplify our outreach efforts and empower more people to SQUID their brains. Each team member costs $800, and we have four available slots. Together, we can work behind the scenes, interview individuals, and create a ripple effect of positive change.

Your support, whether it's through financial contributions, sharing our message, or offering your time and expertise, will help us create a world where compassion, understanding, and choice reign supreme.

Join us on this journey to reshape humanity's future. Together, we can SQUID our minds, mind our squids, and make a profound difference. Let's be the change we wish to see in the world!

Q: Can YOU Help? Our call to action:
Donate today and be part of the movement to reduce needless suffering, improve quality of life, and create a brighter future for all. Your contribution, no matter the size, has the power to make a lasting impact.

Thank you for being a beacon of hope and for helping us save humanity from ourselves.

With gratitude,
Dr Mel and the SQUIDminders
with Quality of Life eXperiments
in partnership with Media Arts Center San Diego!

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  • Arnold Rudnick
    • $100 
    • 8 mos
  • Anomi Bearden
    • $42 
    • 9 mos
  • Adam Hecktman
    • $42 
    • 10 mos
  • Alan Islas
    • $42 
    • 10 mos
  • Kenneth Erstad
    • $42 
    • 10 mos


Dr Mel the SQUID Lady and The SQUIDminders
San Diego, CA
Media Arts Center San Diego (MACSD, Digital Gym)
Registered nonprofit
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