Category Archives: Science

Human Resilience, Adaptation, Transformation and Development

Perhaps it is we who are the Noahs we have been waiting for. And the Ark capable of carrying us into that future is the developmental transformation of our consciousness. Continue reading

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Resilience 2011 Conference: Innovation and Sustainability

human activity has expanded to such a degree as to now constitute a global, interdependent society that shapes the biosphere at multiple temporal and spatial scales as reflected by climate change, vulnerability in global economic and financial systems and resource degradation across the globe. How can prosperous societal development paths be stimulated in light of these challenges? Continue reading

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The Science and Varieties of Gratitude

To receive gratitude into one’s life in this way is not, from my perspective, not so much ‘giving’ gratitude as it is a courageous willingness to perceive life from a spirit of ‘thankfulness’, no matter what. 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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Can Twitters Help a Tree—Help Ourselves?

Can twitters help a tree… help ourselves? It’s a social experiment. Continue reading

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Our Hunger for Nature

The theme this year for both events is, Aspen’s Ancient Wisdom: An Inquiry Into The Heart of Resiliency. We’ll weave a provocative and inspiring poetic tapestry in both events, speaking the languages of poetry, ecology, biology, resiliency science, psychology, mythology and just a dash of quantum physics for spice. Continue reading

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Does Science Make Belief in God Obsolete?

The John Templeton Foundation, as part of their Supporting Science – Investing in the Big Questions explorations, hosted this question as the third in their series of conversations among leading scientists and scholars. The archive for other hosted questions is … Continue reading

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The Science of Happiness: Positive Psychology Update

A free and recommended report, The Science of Happiness: A Positive Psychology Update, is currently available for download through NICABM (The National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine). The report is part of their free teleseminar series: New … Continue reading

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Heart Opportunity Followup — Gratitude Can Change Your Life!

I wrote, in Heart Opportunity Knocking — At Your Door!, of the power of consciously invoking the emotions of gratitude and appreciation and love as tools for shifting our experience of life. And now this research project has timely arrived … Continue reading

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Heart Opportunity Knocking — At Your Door!

The World is my teacher filtered through eyes memories and emotions attitudes moods and beliefs conscious and unconscious rigidities and flexibilities of body and heart and spirit and vision… and My goddess! How large a being can I allow this … Continue reading

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