SMOOCH from Possible Futures Film Contest on Vimeo. To live in this world, you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go. Mary Oliver Continue reading Unimaginable Forgiveness
To Waste or Not to Waste from Rhana Pytell on Vimeo. If you can’t see the video paste this link in your browser: //vimeo.com/26637288 and see the beauty we live in and our opportunities for reconnection and change. Continue reading Do You Feel Connected?
When fierce challenges arise our minds can ignite in worry and we are “all over the place”. “Where is the information I need?” “How can I solve this situation?” “What can I do?” … leading to inner shrieks of desperation. Opinions, information, fears and questions come pouring in. How can we possibly stay focussed and attentive to our best course of action? In times like … Continue reading Living By Default or Not!
“First we shape our buildings, then they shape us” [Winston Churchill, 1943] Churchill’s words foretold our growing awareness of neuroplasticity, current innovations in medical facility design, Evidence Based Design (EBD), our appreciation of the Art of Placement (Feng Shui) and, perhaps the puzzle of the State of Illinois Governor’s offices and the criminal convictions of five elected governors…! Could there be a historical design flaw … Continue reading Is It Evidence Based Design or Feng Shui?
According to experts in neuroscience cursive handwriting improves cognitive skill, learning and develops semantic and ideation power.
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The ray I am talking about isn’t the gently warming, comforting, delicious feeling of sunshine on my shoulders it is a blast of bright that painfully reveals our human frailty. It can come in the form of loss, disease, accidents, upsets, reversals, etc. Continue reading Being Balanced in a Tyranny of “To Do” – Part I
What happens when we make feeling good a priority? “Feeling good”, is feeling clarity, balance, big chi, wonder and exhilaration.Gay Hendricks, renowned author and consultant reveals in his fantastic new book, “The Big Leap”, that feeling good is essential to living in our “Zone of Genius”, a big leap beyond our “Zones of Excellence and Competence”. This guide to growing our awareness of what is limiting us and for defining our unique gift is essential to anyone in a process of reinvention and everyone who senses the need to express on a higher level. Based on our current challenges that could be an epic number of people!
Continue reading FLOW and the Zone of Genius
“It is this obsession with the word as a space where we find ourselves and share our memory….” -Jaume Plensa Words create context. Jane McGonigal’s book “Reality is Broken” is a treatise on the power of virtual and alternative reality games. The unique language of the gaming world artfully influences the player experience. Hundreds of millions of people worldwide are engaged in shifting their experience … Continue reading Life, The Meta-Game
“The major problems in the world are the result of the difference between how nature works and the way people think.”
We are healing ourselves and our world by changing the way we think…word by word. Continue reading Earth Day 2011 – A Level Up In Our Thinking
Passion is a state of being. In that state we flourish, our energy flows. Obsession is a state of being. In that state energy is wasted. Obsessive thought is a hook that can take the lead in our life and drag us anywhere. It can be a person, desire, or situation that incessantly bubbles and boils beneath the surface. We can’t get rid of it. … Continue reading Ho’oponopono – A “Power Up”