sustainability and consciousness

I tried an experiment recently. Rather than just create a blog post as a statement, I decided to post it as a question on Facebook. What I found fascinated me! I got 28 comments and started a fun conversation. Well – here is the original post I was going to write: The consciousness revolution is […]

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Bring it on

The consciousness revolution is not something happening “out there” — nor is its promise and potential inevitable. Every day I have as my goal being able to say when I go to bed that night that I could not have lived that day with more love, more gusto, more kindness, more compassion, more courage, more […]

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The Rules for Being Human

The following list is attributed to Dan Millman, author of Way of the Peaceful Warrior. When I first received this list I was 18 years-old and attending an Outward Bound course in Maine. It had been photocopied so many times that the letters looked a little over-bled and rounded out. I rarely re-post other people’s […]

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The difference that makes a difference

One of the most useful concepts — for anyone, really, but especially for change agents because we so often find ourselves spinning our wheels — comes from Stephen Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. This is the distinction between our circle of influence vs our circle of concern. My circle of concern might […]

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Community and Sustainability 101

Year after year, decade after decade, the idea of living cooperatively with others in some form of intentional community has garnered increasing interest. Whether it’s a co-housing community or a full-blown ecovillage, people want to live more lightly on the Earth, share resources, and have a deeper, richer sense of community in their lives. Whatever […]

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