Speaking at the 2018 Radiant Intimacy gathering, Esther Perel outlines the remarkable transformation of romantic relationships in the last one hundred years. She makes the distinction between sexuality and eroticism, emphasizing that sex is not something we do, but somewhere we go - to find through the erotic a place to rediscover the vibrancy and vitality that we long for. Finally she points to the standard relationship model of contemporary society, which she calls Stable Ambiguity - just enough connection not to be alone, not so much connection to forego our freedom - the perfect role for the dating app.
Justin Garcia discusses the changing role of technology in human sexuality and intimacy
Walking to your place for a love feast I saw at a street corner an old beggar woman...
The time will come when, with elation, you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror, and each will smile at the other's welcome...
Even if our primary interest is in spiritual transformation, we cannot separate out our unresolved relational trauma
Diaries are a forum in which we can raise and then galvanise ourselves into answering the large questions which lie behind the stewardship of our lives: What do I really want? Should I leave? What do I feel for them? From The School of Life.
"The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence." (Thich Nhat Hanh)
Welcome to the flesh-circled hollow of the Omphalos. A bodily valley. An earthly hub.280
Asking the fundemental questions and laying the ground work for a spiritual inquiry into racism
"A new world will be born in blood and pain, just as we are." —Joanna Macy
An animated short based on a story from Charles Eisenstein’s book, “The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible”
A masterpiece written and read by Ben Bushill with music by Ellen Molnia and Thomas Falk.
Dr. Gabor Maté on how our toxic culture is making us ill in his brand new book 'The Myth of Normal'
Grief is a heart-wrenchingly painful problem for the brain to solve… to live in the world with the absence of someone… ingrained in your understanding of the world…
Dance through life’s turbulences with the knowledge you are never alone ... from NOWNESS
end of life care, hospice, death parties, spirit mediumship, and more on this episode of the podcast
Compassion is the ability, by Awareness, to recognize and acknowledge only itself everywhere.
Canadian Jungian analyst, a teacher, an author, and a remarkable human being
In Episode 3 of our podcast explore the frontiers of relationships and love with Esther Perel
Every defeat is just an angel, tugging at your sleeve, telling you that you don’t have to keep banging your head against the wall.
As Indigenous people, we have always had tools to manage our dysregulation.
I no longer listen to those saying "There is nobody" Because I see…
In times of crisis, we're desperate to find peace. We search for equanimity as if it's a state that can be found. The more desperate we feel, the more effort we put into our search.
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