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Watching this video will move and inspire you

Watching this video will move and inspire you “The wind shapes the trees and the trees shape the wind,” my new friend said to me as we sipped our coffee and ate breakfast. Emmanuel Karisa Baya and I were attending … Continue reading

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New Mexico Soul Renewal Wilderness Retreat — Oct. 3-6, 2013

“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” — John Muir How’s your soul doing these days? Finding the joy in life you crave? Living true to the truth of your inner knowing? Is it perhaps time … Continue reading

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Re-Storying Our Future Through Water

It’s all a question of story. We are in trouble just now because we do not have a good story. We are in between stories. The old story, the account of how the world came to be and how we … Continue reading

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Wild Mind Book Review, Part 2 — Exploring the Map of the Human Psyche

Who are you? And what is it to be a human being anyway? What would it be like to actually have a map to “optimal human development” that you could use to help track your own journey into wholeness? Author … Continue reading

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Wild Mind: A Field Guide to the Human Psyche – Review Part 1

What if the map to the human psyche that we each have inherited from culture, the map to what it is to be a human being, is fundamentally flawed? Might not such a fundamental error in the cartography of being … Continue reading

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Risk 4 Minutes to Change Your Life — The Wild Resiliency of Allan Watts

I’m a long time fan of Allan Watts and came across the video below over at Elephant Journal today, a provocative and inspiring online journal. I became absolutely hooked on Allan when I stumbled across his book, appropriately named: The … Continue reading

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Grounding Our Resiliency in Nature — Lessons from the Aspen Tree

I recently shared a resource link to the Rockefeller Institute’s Resilience: A Literature Review. An excellent response to that review, titled The Missing Link: The Biology of Human Resilience, is posted on the Upaya Zen Center’s blog. I will be addressing … Continue reading

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Resilience: A Literature Review — a free Report

This gift from the Rockefeller Foundation:  Resilience: A Literature Review Patrick Martin-Breen and J. Marty Anderies / CUNY & Arizona State University / November 09, 2011 / Publications This is a great review of the scientific literature covering an expanse … Continue reading

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Heart and Science of Resiliency

I’m heading into the woods for a week and gonna escape the internet. Got something to do before I go though, and that’s to post this flyer about a program coming up on Lessons in the Heart and Science of … Continue reading

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Going Camping!

Going camping is, fortunately for me, a phrase and activity I get to engage in more than the average human. I also get to take other folks out camping more than most, which is a good thing considering I enjoy … Continue reading

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