Archive for Inspiration

Why Imagination Matters

Allowing time each day for your awareness to drift into dreams and imagination is essential. Many of the realities we take for granted, like flying in airplanes, messaging friends on the internet, or talking on a [...]

Integral Dreaming, Collective Awakening

A turtle born on the beach knows to walk to the sea, birds know their migration routes, and whales have new songs to sing each year. These and other phenomena point to the idea that there [...]

This Sublime Dance, a Journey Between the Covers

Good coffee table books are like presents that you unwrap layer by layer each time you open them. In our age of social media, we often forget the joy of flipping through glossy pages and sinking [...]

The World Needs Aloha

Beautiful beaches, rainbows, tropical fruits and epic hiking make Hawaii one of the worlds most popular tourist destinations. Simultaneously this small island chain represents a microcosm of global issues and a cultural tradition rich with solutions that can benefit [...]

(VIDEO) Finding Peace in Nature; Real Life Mermaids

It is easy to get overwhelmed from the stresses of daily life, not to mention the larger environmental, political and social problems of our world today. It is no wonder that people experience anxiety, depression and [...]

What we can Learn from Forgotten History

During the early days of slavery in the American Southeast, native Seminole, Choctaw, Cherokee, and Creek Indians were known to raid plantations and free captive slaves. Despite their cultural differences, they recognized their common struggle against oppression [...]

Seeding Ideas in the Digital Era

How can digital media and social networks mimic natural systems for positive change? Obviously this is a conversation and an exploration that stretches way beyond a short blog, but just as a flower casts a thousand [...]

Colorado Fest Highlights Budding Culture

Festivals, unlike concerts, are a way for the whole family to get away under the stars for a weekend of revelry and color. With Woodstock almost 50 years ago, festival culture (and it’s 1960’s pioneers) have come [...]

International Forgiveness Day, Time for Liberation

To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you. -Lewis B. Smedes Usually when we hurt another person or ourselves it is unconscious, the act of forgiveness is always a [...]

Does News Media Distract or Inform?

A well-informed public is a powerful force of nature! We take it for granted that when we turn on the news that we are supposed to get “the news” but generally that is not what we are getting [...]

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