Reconnect With Self

The Greatest Danger – Joanna Macy – YES Magazine

(Read YES article here) Some of Joanna’s best writing in this compact piece in YES magazine. The Greatest Danger If you’re really paying attention, it’s hard to escape a sense of outrage, fear, despair. Author, deep-ecologist, and Buddhist scholar Joanna Macy says: Don’t even try. Joanna Macy posted Feb 01, 2008 How do we live…

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Zhiwa Woodbury – Healing Our Trauma Together in an Insane World.

Click here to access this on Zhiwa’s Blog Healing our trauma together in an insane world… I was privileged to participate in Carolyn Baker & Dean Walker’s month-long symposium on-line recently, and wanted to follow up on a question from one of the participants that came near the end, and deserves a more considered response.…

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Will we know what counts as good leadership if Things Fall Apart? Johnathan Gosling

Click here to read full original article. Jonathan Gosling University of Exeter, UK Abstract Leadership 2017, Vol. 13(1) 35–47 ! The Author(s) 2016 Reprints and permissions: sagepub.co.uk/journalsPermissions.nav DOI: 10.1177/1742715016680675 lea.sagepub.com Suggestions that change can be handled through ‘adaptation and resilience’ assume continuity of cultural norms and value judgements, but here we explore what might happen…

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The Five Stages of Awareness

This piece is an excerpt from one chapter of my next book / workbook combination, due out Winter of 2018-2019… I have added just a few brief comments to Paul Chefurka’s clear and useful model for utilizing systems-thinking as one faces our predicament-laden world…Dean Walker. _______________________________ Five Stages of Awareness One of the most potent…

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Introduction: Dean Walker’s New Book (Fall 2018)

NEW BOOK: INTRODUCTION Dean Spillane-Walker July 2018   My frustration with these greedy, lying bastards is personal. Human-caused climate disruption is not a belief – it is one of the best-studied phenomena on Earth. Even a half-wit can understand this. As any father would, anyone threatening my family will by on the receiving end of…

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Trauma In The Body: An Interview With Bessel van der Kolk

Reposted from Daily Good Bessel van der Kolk, M.D. is the founder and medical director of the Trauma Center in Brookline, Massachusetts, a professor in the department of psychiatry at Boston University Medical School, and the director of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, which Congress established to raise the standard of care and improve access…

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Understanding Ecological Grief, By Neville Ellis

Reposted from Alternet   We are living in a time of extraordinary ecological loss. Not only are human actions destabilising the very conditions that sustain life, but it is also increasingly clear that we are pushing the Earth into an entirely new geological era, often described as the Anthropocene Research shows that people increasingly feel…

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