Category Archives: Thrivability

I fell in love with a tree today

I fell in love with a tree today. Proposed. She said, “Yes, but… only if you too will embrace me with your roots.” The trees, they do talk you know. And today they are promiscuous too. After rumors spread of … Continue reading

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Bundle Up and Watch the Birds

The times we live in are challenging for humans and for many of Earth’s  creatures who are likewise required to adapt to the rapidly changing world of our creation. We can learn much about such adaptation strategies by watching our … Continue reading

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An Ancient Lineage Yet Alive in Your Heart

There is an ancient tradition yet alive in the lineage of every human on the planet of taking one’s body and mind and soul and going into the mountains or the deep forest or into the desert or to the … Continue reading

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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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Reinventing Human Identity

Turns out elephants are more ‘human’ than we thought; or perhaps we’re more elephant than we thought! 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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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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Growing Roots Into Earth

…grounded in the reality of Life’s reciprocity and its consequent preference for strategies of mutualism. Mutualism is an evolutionary symbiotic strategy of wellness, hardiness and wholeness that can incorporate both competitive and cooperative hinging between species and individuals, resulting in ‘mutual benefit.’ Continue reading

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When I look into your eyes…

This Self seeking birth is, I believe, the experience and knowledge of our Wholeness. We are not separate. We belong. To gift our selves with such love as this? This is the most radical political act any of us can commit! Continue reading

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The Entangled Human: Health & Resiliency

…research shows the value of social connectivity. Is it not naive to assume such social connectivity to the other than human world is any less vital to our well being and resiliency? Continue reading

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