- How to Live with Vulnerability May 4, 2023
Vulnerability isn’t pleasant. But often the very behaviors anda thought patterns we develop to cope with it make it even more so.
A favorite strategy that is easy to recognize is denial and suppression. Just don’t think about it. It will not affect me or my family. I’ll just ignore it until I can’t anymore. The ...
- Inner Barriers May 4, 2023
To resist is human nature. My spiritual practice when I experience inner resistance to pause and attend
to it. How does my body experience that resistance? Is it a tightness of fear
and a defensiveness? Is it hot and agitated wanting to objectify the other? Are
shame and guilt operating in a way that closes my heart? The ...
- Cultural Content Creators May 3, 2023
Back in 2001, sociologist Paul H. Ray and psychologist Sherry Ruth Anderson wrote a book titled The Cultural Creatives: how 50 Million People are Changing the World. They described a new class of people working in emerging creative fields who were also socially evolving along with their creative expression. That trend continues to grow across ...