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Conciousness

Form Follows Consciousness

Otto Scharmer | Posted 04.23.2016 | World
Otto Scharmer

It seems to be a signature of our time that old-style nation-states built on mono-ethnic and mono-cultural contexts are being infused with ethnic and cultural diversity from around the world--thus prompting countries like Germany to shift their national identity from shared blood to shared ideas.

Unwrapping Childhood

Joree Rosenblatt | Posted 12.16.2015 | Parents
Joree Rosenblatt

You know how when it's the holidays, or your kid's birthday, and there is a stack of gifts...and soon after the child is allowed to start opening, there is a flurry of wrapping paper strewn across the room without so much as a glance at what was actually inside the wrappings?

We Are the Reason: It's Up to Us

Maimah Karmo | Posted 09.04.2015 | Impact
Maimah Karmo

I was dealing with something that left me seeking answers. My daughter saw that I was having a moment and asked what was wrong. I told her I wasn't sure how to handle a situation and I explained it to her.

Turning Fear Into Power

Matthew B. James, Ph.D. | Posted 09.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.

It's true that most of our barriers are self-imposed and many of our fears are "False Evidence Appearing Real." But to me, staying in fear as you try to do what you're afraid of is like riding the waves on a skate board. It might kinda work -- but you're definitely surfing at a disadvantage!

Cynthia Rowley - a Force to Be Reckoned With

Renata M. Black | Posted 05.25.2015 | Style
Renata M. Black

"I don't know -- in many ways I feel very thankful for what I've accomplished, and yet I still feel like I have so far to go and I'm just getting started."

Rules and Growth (and a Little Consciousness Thrown in

Alison Cayne | Posted 06.03.2014 | Impact
Alison Cayne

Ultimately, I believe in rules. Not rules for rules' sake. Not arbitrary or unnecessary rules, not punitive rules. It isn't as simple as needing to gi...

The Great Contact Lens Solution Epiphany About Consciousness

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 04.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

Being unconscious about some things is a good strategy, it frees up your brain for more important decisions. But if you're unconscious about everything, you wind up letting other people script your entire life.

The Times They Are A-Changin' ... But Are We?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 10.27.2011 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

Dylan was right: Great change is at hand and we can either ride the crest of the wave and go with the flow, or sink below it like a stone.

'Sorry, I Am Not Myself Today'

Antonio Damasio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Antonio Damasio

Of necessity, the autobiographical self is not just about one individual but about all the others that an individual interacts with. Of necessity, it incorporates the culture in which the interactions took place.