One of the biggest challenges faced by any Transition Initiative is that they are largely non-hierarchical, volunteer-based organizations.
Let’s talk about GRIEF. More specifically, collective grief. What makes you sad about this world? What community have you loved and lost? What kind of community have you never had, but wish you did? What was taken from your ancestors that you want back?
I recently took up the challenge to talk about inner transition in the garden of an eco-village project in Värmland County, Sweden. A lot of sun, beautiful place, no flip-chart or power points. Here is a short account of what I talked about.
On a hot day in late June, about ten of us, and some of our children, gathered at the water’s edge of Lake Michigan.
By choosing to live more simply, more kindly, more compassionately, while such an approach would inevitably reduce our physical exports, we need to bear in mind that we would end up exporting something far more important, long-lasting and needed.
About a year ago I started hosting on line conversations for people involved with Inner Transition in different countries.
Hide Enomoto, co-founder of Transition Japan, speaks to Michelle Denton about Inner Transition in the Japanese context. We also introduce the next two new videos in our Inner Transition series.
As the 21st century unfolds it is increasingly clear that we are entering more deeply into times of travail.
FULL engagement with transitioning asks us to recognize the power of goodness in others, our neighbors and most difficultly, to accept it in ourselves!
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.
In this talk Sophy looks at the four stories, at the psychological reasons why they’re all important, and the overarching process that links them all. Participants will be invited to explore and develop their own future story.
"What is the change we want to see in the world, and how will that change happen?"