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Ecosystem Mapping: Conversation 6, with Adam Brock (Regenerate Change)

As part of our project to map the space that organisations like ours operate within, we had a great conversation with Adam Brock from Regenerate Change, about social design and deepening relationships. Read below to find out more.  Adam’s Journey  Adam first got interested in regenerative design in college. He realised that we have the […]

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Ecosystem Mapping: Conversation 5, with Romy Kraemer (Guerrilla Foundation)

As part of Life Itself’s efforts to map the social change ecosystem we exist in, I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Romy Kraemer from the Guerrilla Foundation. It was both fascinating and inspiring to hear about the organisation’s amazing work supporting grassroots movements for systemic change, and the radical approach it takes to […]

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Life Itself Newsletter – June

Hello and welcome to our latest newsletter! We’re halfway through the year now, and there’s so much to update you on. The team at Life Itself have been working hard on many exciting projects, so read below to find out more. Compassionate Mental Health Liam Kavanagh, head of the Life Itself Insitute, co-curated a three-day […]

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Ecosystem Mapping: Conversation 4, with Alnoor Ladha

Recently, we met with Alnoor Ladha, Board Member at Culture Hack Labs, as part of our ongoing effort to map the space that organisations such as ours operate within. Alnoor gave a starkly honest depiction of the polycrisis facing humanity currently. Read a summary of his story, and the perspectives he shared, below: Alnoor’s Personal […]

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Ecosystem Mapping: Conversation 3, with Richard D. Bartlett

Recently, we spoke to Richard D. Bartlett as part of our ecosystem mapping project. Read below to find out about all of the amazing things he is doing within the space.  Richard’s background story For Rich, the central guiding question has always been: how can there be belonging without conformity? Rich was part of the […]

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Ecosystem Mapping: Conversation 2, with Conscious Evolution

We caught up last week with Robert Cobbold, who runs Conscious Evolution. Conscious Evolution is ‘the intentional effort to drive forward our individual and collective evolution. It is consciously leading our lives and designing our societies to unleash our evolutionary potential.’ We spoke with Robert about the great need to map coherently the space that […]

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Ecosystem Mapping: Conversation 1, with Joe Lightfoot

We are currently embarking on a project to map the space of organisations similar to ourselves, that broadly share our core values and beliefs, and that are trying to change the world around us. Recently, we had a great chat with Joe Lightfoot, about his work and the space that we exist in.  Joe Lightfoot […]

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Life Itself Bulletin – June

Hello and welcome to our fortnightly Life Itself news bulletin. Here is a quick update on everything we have been doing recently. Go and check it all out: Compassionate Mental Health Coming Home to Ourselves is a two day virtual gathering  to explore alternative approaches for living and working with mental distress, running June 23-25th 2021. […]

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Reflections on Stay at the Bergerac Hub

Last month we were joined at the Bergerac Hub by Olivia Nater from Population Matters, who came to experience what it was like to be part of an intentional community. She was kind enough to share her reflections with us, which we publish below. My short stay at the Life Itself Bergerac hub certainly gave […]

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Wise Metrics

We have started thinking about a Wise Metrics Project. Our current metrics for social progress are simply not up to par. As our historic fixation with GDP shows, not only have we been measuring the wrong things but these measurements have been distorting our behaviour. To adequately guide our progress we must re-evaluate both what […]