Category Archives: Emotional Intelligence

The Texas Rangers’ Misunderstanding of Resiliency

Two simple and yet profound strategies to increase the resiliency of any team or person. Continue reading

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Oh this heart…

“Connection is why we are here. It is what gives purpose and meaning to our lives…. blame is a way to discharge pain and discomfort…” Continue reading

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One Coffee Shop Lady Told Another…

Your deep true Self
Arises out of, and is itself
Nothing less than wonder
mystery and awe, the stillness
and the silence
From which you run Continue reading

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Saying “Yes!” to Life — ReWilding the Self #8

In this terrible crisis of the Deepwater oil gusher is the telling of a story of war against our very selves that is collapsing in upon itself. This story mirrors to us the many ways our lives, life styles and very identities are currently configured for self-destruction.

Mirrored to us as well is yet an older story: Life’s invitation to itself once again to experience a transformation of identity. This is the path of the upward spiral of resilience. And it is ours personally to claim as birthright—as we each hear the awakening within.

So say, “Yes!” to Life. Within this affirmation is the awakening power of our transformation. Continue reading

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Live Juicy! — ReWilding the Self #7

Life is short. Break the rules, forgive quickly,
kiss slowly, love truly, laugh uncontrollably… Continue reading

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The Power of Attention: ReWilding the Self #6

On this Memorial Day weekend, ReWild your Self! Be a memorial to your own innate wholeness and to the Earth. Choose to listen to the song of your own plasticina. Notice where you place your attention, and how you attend to your own self-care. Love yourself. It is the most radical political and spiritual act of our time. Continue reading

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ReWilding the Self -4

Yes, this rewilding of the self requires the unflinching courage to open our eyes and hearts to what is. This is the time we live in. And it is the time of our awakening; the time for offering our gifts to the world, Continue reading

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Re-Wilding the Self -2

The essential movement of rewilding the self is the turning toward Life, what I have come to call biotropism. This is no small feat of orienteering… Continue reading

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But for Lao-tzu…

Thus it is I live more wholly in the un-knowing of an open mind and an open heart, for surely their gentleness and their wild resilience is like that of water, saying “Yes!” to all it encounters. Imagine a world where corporate and national sustainability policies were informed by the wild intelligence and un-knowing of water! Continue reading

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Do One Thing!

“Do one thing!” desperation urges me

“One thing,” as if that single act

must change my life

One thing, with presence Continue reading

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