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Sophy Banks on Creating a Culture of Celebration

My favourite statistic at the moment is that healthy, happy, resilient workplaces, teams, friendships and relationships have a ratio of at least 3:1 positive to negative statements.

"Without Celebration, We Wither Away"

I see celebration as one of those things that nourishes us psychologically, emotionally, spiritually. I was thinking about this also in terms of how important celebration is in keeping us going.

The Simple Path to Empowerment

I believe it was Oscar Wilde who said: “Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.”

Bringing systems back to health

"What is the change we want to see in the world, and how will that change happen?"

Permaculture and the 8 Forms of Capital

How can the permaculture approach can be applied to creating value -- aka, capital -- across the full spectrum of our lives?

Building a movement for happiness

Jefferson and other American revolutionary leaders including Washington, Adams and Franklin all believed that the main purpose of government was increasing the happiness of its citizens.

What to Do When You Suspect We’re Headed for Collapse

These troubled times prompt each of us to ask a simple, but absolutely critical question: “What should I do?”

What climate "injustice" means for poorer communities

While the ecological and infrastructure impacts of climate change are becoming ever more self-evident, what about the social impacts?

Becoming Home

Born from the thought that maybe, just maybe, we could one day build a house debt free, we had long ago begun a conversation of outside-the-box ideas about what a stepping stone dwelling to that debt free house might be – Sailboat? Cabin? RV?

Edge-Dwelling: A Social Ecology For Our Time: Part 5: Shamans, Midwives, And Hospice Workers

Beyond the edge where what we know and don’t know meets lies the Unknown (with a capital U).

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