Category Archives: Navigating the Narrows

If You Want to Hear a Tree Talk

If you want to hear a tree talk
to hear it tell of its story
you have to be willing Continue reading

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Most Inspiring Email of 2010

I was in a pissy mood yesterday so… Continue reading

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When Neurobiology and Culture Conflict: Finding Our Way From Here

This is a story of identity that can be rewritten in each of our spirits, minds and bodies as we come to experience and know and identify our self—with Life itself, with nature. Inherent within this new-yet-ancient story is a biognosis, the moist intimate wisdom-knowledge of Life, of our place within it. It is a story that each of us must claim for ourselves if we are to know and embody the birthright of our own belonging and the resiliency of nature as our own. Continue reading

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Music as ‘religion of resilience’

“Music is my religion… Music is God… Hatred breeds only hatred. When you look at the good side of life, everybody loves you. When we are so old… only… are we aware of the beauty of life.” Continue reading

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Enhancing Resiliency Through Nature: Part 1

Spending time in natural settings is clearly a life-affirming path to strengthening our resilience. Research confirms that as little as 15 or 20 minutes a day can make a significant difference in your life, not only in your sense of vitality but also in your social intelligence. Consider what two, three or more days in a wild setting might do! Continue reading

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Falling in Love with the Wild — ReWilding the Self #9

This ‘wild’ creative spontaneity that lies innately within our deepest reality, this is the profound mystery of which our wholeness is woven, unbroken; this is our wild resiliency. It offers us a path back to the experience and knowledge of innate belonging and wholeness… 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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The Plastic Paradox: ReWilding The Self -5

It is by understanding both the positive and negative effects of (neuro)plasticity that we can truly understand the extent of human possibilities. 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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