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THE PRACTICE OF THE MARITAL LOVE AFFAIR – EPISODE 139 (Audio)

Listen Here on SoundCloud The opportunity to cultivate a transformational partnership is not what people have traditionally expected from marriage. But as we evolve, so does this robust yet still somehow fragile institution. Dr. Keith and Jeff begin this episode with a brief history of marriage, from the days when it was concerned mainly with power, […]

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Help – David Whyte (READ)

HELP is strangely, something we want to do without, as if the very idea disturbs and blurs the boundaries of our individual endeavors, as if we cannot face how much we need in order to go on. We are born with an absolute necessity for help, grow well only with a continuous succession of extended […]

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Friendship by David Whyte (READ)

FRIENDSHIP is a mirror to presence and a testament to forgiveness. Friendship not only helps us see ourselves through another’s eyes, but can be sustained over the years only with someone who has repeatedly forgiven us for our trespasses as we must find it in ourselves to forgive them in turn. A friend knows our […]

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The Story of Inter-being – Charles Eisenstein (WATCH)

The Story of Inter-being – Charles Eisenstein explains how the real power we have to create change comes from stepping into a new story he calls The Story of Inter-being. Live on stage at UPLIFT 2014 in Byron Bay.   Featured Image Source: andrescarrascoq.misitiopyme.com

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How To Help – by Justin Wise (READ)

Of course you want to help. Of course you want to relieve other people of their suffering and difficulty where you can. But it’s easy to confuse what’s actually, genuinely of help with what makes you feel better. In other words, it’s easy to do what makes you at ease and then take your ease […]

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‘Love, Intimacy and that Inner Space Called Despair’ – Georgi Y. Johnson (READ)

“Let there be spaces in your togetherness, And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.” – Khalil Gibran “No matter how much we have experienced the beauty, bliss and ecstasy of […]

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BEING HEARD (READ) – More than active listening?

BEING HEARD – Has all the emphasis on active listening missed out on one rather crucial matter? Here, an article by Carylynn Larson, PhD, Organizational Psychologist with the National Science Foundation, and John Keyser, founder and principal of “Common Sense Leadership”, that suggests that “active listening is evidenced not by what we do but by […]

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WEEKLY GROWING EDGE CHALLENGE – Know when you are expending your energy unnecessarily

RELATIONSHIPS – know when you are expending your energy unnecessarily. In true dialogue, both sides are willing to change. — Thich Nhat Hanh If someone is denying your experience walk away. I too am still learning this one, given I’m an activist and advocate with some unusual knowledge…knowledge I often wish I did not have. […]

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Personal Growth – Personal Power – #3 SUPPORT SYSTEM

Personal Growth – Personal Power – #3 Support System Being committed to our intention and having the discipline in taking each new step as it reveals itself on the road to manifesting our vision is one thing. But what happens when we find our motivation waning? What if our commitment and discipline begin showing signs […]

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