On the 21st of September 2019 European transformational communities will again be celebrating their practical sustainability solutions. Also on that date for the first time, American sustainable communities will do the same. Local, citizen or community-led initiatives (like those of the Findhorn Ecovillage) are adding up to something incredibly big and impactful, registering on the […]
Here’s a hopeful sign—identifying a quiet though powerful united-ness— from those great States of America! This made for a brilliant and thought provoking read. Perhaps for you too, the very subject for one of those lazy summer days… source: Aspen Institute
A phrase that has about as many meanings as people who use it —Dr. Paul Raskin. Add to this the disconnect I may feel with a subject that seems to stymie highly resourced intergovernmental organisations, transnational corporations and civil society at large! And yet only within me lies the answer to the challenges of my […]
Health is more than the absence of disease; health is physical, social, and emotional well-being. It also includes positive health—resulting from positive psychology-based habits that produce longer, healthy life and lower disease risk and health care costs—over and above the risk factors addressed by traditional health care.
Reading about Thomas Hübl’s talk with Peking HSBC Business School students and local entrepreneurs, I was reminded of PET’s Mission to wit: encouraging “social development, environmental protection & improvement, and wellbeing in the whole Findhorn Ecovillage Community.” More often than I like to admit, I think about the above in terms of outward, material ‘betterment.’ Hübl invited his listeners to not forget […]
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In the light of the fantastic Climate & Consciousness Conference at Findhorn and the practical consequences for the climate/people’s consciousness, I was struck by this e-article from the Paul Brunton Philosophical Foundation. (I added the [titles] and the links.) Paul Brunton (PB) asks in his “The Hidden Teaching Beyond Yoga“(1941) : “What is the business […]