As I currently reside in a community where most inhabitants think that Heidegger is a cold press juicer, imagine my joy last Saturday evening at Esalen when I found myself breaking wheat bread with two of America's greatest living philosophers and intellectuals, Michael Murphy and Sam Keen!
Sure Ellen DeGeneres sparked a most-shared Tweet, a $3 million Samsung charity donation, a parody and continuing, sometimes heated conversations. Yet even if you aren't a well-financed, likable celebrity, you can engage others, spread your idea and raise money
From the hypnotic Whirling Dervish to Holi, where India welcomes Spring, and the art of Burning Man, colorful festivals can be where we literally move together, learning about each other's culture through ritualized dance and other play.
In 1969 I came to visit a place that would become my home. My whole generation fell in love with this city by the sea. We pushed every limit, made many mistakes, opened Pandora's Box never to have it closed again -- for good and for bad.
As anyone who has tried to keep a resolution knows, change is hard. Many of us over 50 have given up long ago on the idea that making a New Year's resolution is a path to anything but disappointment. It may be time to try again, however.
The amazing Mike Walsh somehow manages to be an entrepreneur, investor and advisor to startups, supporter of several charities, and devoted husband and father to two boys. Oh, and he's working on a film/book project on the side. How does he do it?
Consumers described as LOHAS are passionate about sustainability, health and wellness, personal development, resource conservation, corporate responsibility, social justice, and natural and organic products.
When Jeff started his MBA program at UC Berkeley in 2006, he went in as "The Underwear Guy," telling everyone about his plans. Some people dismissed him as weird, whereas others supported his vision. He met his business partner Jason Kibbey.