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A space for creativity

This week we have a guest blog from Bethan Woodward who has been a brilliant contribution on our Get Stuff Done calls, Creative Practices call and now The Art of Autobiography calls. Here, she shares what the Creative Practices call gave her. Bethan has her own digital marketing company Beth W Digital, and her website […]

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Friends, this is still not working (but congrats, Joe.)

Van Jones was able to call the most important result of the 2020 US Presidential election quickly on Tuesday night ─ there will be no moral victory. Those of us gutted by the climate of hatred in America, the increasing use of racial slurs, the normalisation of limitlessly bald-faced lying and distortion will not see […]

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Wise Living Fund Information Session

What: An introduction to the background and aims of the Wise Living Real Estate Fund. When: 29th October, 6-7pm CET  Where: The event will take place via Zoom. Further information: https://lifeitself.us/real-estate-fund/ Register: Sign up to the event using this form: https://forms.gle/Tz48M7WmRSwuQQCu8 What is the Real Estate Fund? The Real Estate Fund is a fund offering […]

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Sunday Salon: Embodied Deconstruction – Throwing Light into the Individuality Blindspot

With Carmen Zurl and Liam Kavanagh Sunday 11th October 6pm (UK) When: Sunday 11th October 6pm – 8pm UK time Where: Zoom online Price: By donation Join us for the unique salon in collaboration with Contemplative Activism this Sunday evening! The idea that we are each individuals living ‘our own life’ is a useful but […]

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Collective Wisdom Contemplative Activism Gathering

On Contemplative Activism and a vision of Life Itself

This extract is taken from a session at our Gathering 2020 on Collective Practices. Here, Valerie Duvauchelle summarised what was said and some suggested ideas. This is very much a work in progress, and we invite you too to participate. Contemplative Activism is another name for awakening to s(S)elf, the basis of Life Itself’s vision  […]

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Sunday Salon: Menstruation in community

With Bex Baxter, Sunday 25th October 3pm-5pm (UK) When: Sunday 25th October 2020 3pm – 5pm (UK time) Where: Zoom online Price: by donation Bex Baxter, Life Coach, TEDx Speaker and former People Development Director at Coexist CIC, will be holding a Sunday Salon on Sunday 25th October to explore the topic of Menstruation in […]

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Build it and they will come: Gathering 2020

“In every community, there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is the power to do it.” Marianne Williamson Unphased by a health pandemic, our community was unreasonable and responded to our request to connect with new members with the fervency expected of Life Itself […]

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Life Itself Update

July 16th – August 12th The renovation of the Bergerac Hub began in earnest last month and we were delighted to welcome many new as well as familiar faces to the Building Festival. Heavy building work was balanced with contemplation and interesting discussions. We began stripping the cement off the farmhouse’s walls to reveal the […]

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More than just bricks and mortar: Bergerac Build Festival 2020

‘I wasn’t sure exactly what to expect at the building festival, planning to leave the UK during a pandemic felt worrying, however after months of isolation I felt like human connection was truly needed. I can genuinely say that I discovered in the South of France one of the most welcoming and caring communities I […]

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Collective Intelligence

What is it that allows groups of people to carry out intelligent collective actions? You can find our white paper on collective intelligence (by Life Itself Institute director Liam Kavanagh), and a number of issues in this area that relate to our work for a wiser society, re-published at this link.