Category Archives: Presence

Perceptual Agility — and Presidential Powers

I have been struggling in my writing, struggling to weave simple thinking from divergent sources and tiered complexities of human minds. And I have been writing a series of posts about the power of our worldviews to shape our perceptions … Continue reading

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Resiliency Dancing: Play for Your Life!

“I don’t know how to play,” the man said to me. The statement carried a certain intimacy simply because the man speaking is one of my brothers.Boy in Fountain

Mythologist Joseph Campbell’s admonition to, “Follow your bliss,” would have been heard as a promotion of hedonism in our fundamentalist childhood home. Continue reading

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Loneliness & Presence: What the Aspen Know

There is an interesting recent post over at the biosingularity blog site titled, Loneliness is Bad for Your Health, where they report on an article in the August issue of Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association … Continue reading

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Domestic Resilience vs. Wild Resilience

What do I mean when I speak of domesticated resilience vs. wild resilience? I began to touch on this in the initial post on the shadow, on how it is we can be our own worst enemy through a “tenacious … Continue reading

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