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We’re exploring systems design and personal development, spiritual activism and neuroscience and the many, many deeply thoughtful, deeply soulful practices being explored around the world which throw light on our journey towards the evolution of consciousness.
How would our world be if we based every act on the impact it would have down the generations? What do our children – and their children – need us to do now, to grant them a flourishing future? A simple video asks that question and invites our children to answer.
Why does the law not protect us? Why does our government not strive every sinew to keep us safe at all levels? What would it look like if the law did protect, care for and sustain common people?
How does it feel to commit – completely, without reservation – to the flow of life? Where do we find the courage and resilience to take the first steps on the path? And how does the world – that same flow of life – support us when we have done so?
Alan Watson Featherstone listened to the prompting of his heart and set out to ReWild the Great Caledonian Forest in Scotland. Now beavers are at home in the forests…
Suppose we all made this year the one where we choose to make a difference? We could take a sabbatical and join in the actions around COP26. Or we could go to work and do whatever it takes to make our business regenerative. Or we could join Parents For Future and build a world that we are proud to leave to our children. Manda talks to Rupert Read about his new book: Parents for a Future and about how now is the time to act.
Suppose we already have all the answers to the crises that assail us? Suppose countless people, companies, non-profit organisations and local community groups were already working to change the way things work? And suppose we could knit these together into a movement for change?
Imagine a world where we didn’t always feel as if money was tight. Imagine an economy that works for the health and welfare of people and planet rather than all of us working for the health of the economy. Richard Murphy describes where money comes from and how we could use it differently.
We all know national politics is in a state of chaos. But local governance can be a place of enlivening, inspiring, radical change. Pam Barrett speaks of her work to change the nature of her local town council – what she achieved – and how we can do the same.
How does it feel to know we’re really living our purpose? What’s the felt sense inside that tells us to keep going in a particular direction? Or to stop? Radical evolutionary, Chris Taylor explores the pathways to right being that will let us transform what it is to be human.
How different would our world be if we understood how our minds – and feelings – worked? How would our workplaces change if everyone was doing their best to understand how everyone else experienced the world? Dr Rachel Lilley describes how shifting our perspectives changes everything – from work to home to government.
Kindness costs nothing and yet our world is full of random acts of unkindness. How can we change this? How can we extend the boundaries of faith and spirituality to bring the best of ourselves to a world in crisis.
What if the Ocean were a living thing, in the way that the earth breathes as Gaia? The Maori say that if the Ocean is healthy, so, too, will the people be healthy. And we are not healthy – nor is the Ocean. But we are intimately linked and Glenn Edney, Ocean Deep Ecologist explains how
How would our world feel if our local, regional and national politics really listened to all the people, really brought together diverse views, and knew how to listen deeply to whatever was said? How would we be if our politics brought out the best in all of us, and worked for the living planet?
What if we could see the nature of the stories that drive us, how would we be? Would we be able to change them? And what would we want in their place? This week, Alnoor Ladha, mystic, visionary, activist and regenerative farmer explores the four ways to change the world.
What if we had a way to draw carbon out of the air, heal our ecosystems and feed the world? We do: It’s called Regenerative Agriculture and the understanding of how we do this is key to a flourishing future. But we need to listen to the land first…
An end-of-year round up of the best fiction and non-fiction books – and podcasts – of 2020. All are my opinion and this is only a tiny selection of the really good stuff out there – But it’s good. Enjoy!
It’s our Birthday… and it’s the December Solstice, the time of transition and potential transformation . Manda shares books, podcasts and existential questions with two podcasting friends…
How can we make learning a genuinely transformational experience? One that’s fun, and inspiring and that teaches us HOW to think, not WHAT to think? Rachel Musson had given her life to asking this question and ThoughtBox is her answer.
How bad are things really? Is it too late to avert the climate and ecological catastrophe? And if not, how do we pull ourselves back from the brink? Exploring answers with Professor Paul Behrens, author of ‘The Best of Times, The Worst of Times’
How can we take the radical, renegade, rule-breaking, revolutionary ideals of the golden age of Pirates and transmute them to gold in our world? Alex Barker, author of ‘How to be More Pirate’ lays out the maps to the treasure of change.
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