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Contemplative Activism Gathering

The Contemplative Activism Gathering

Life Itself is pleased to team with Naresh Giangrande, co-founder of the Transition Town movement to put together the first gathering of a new initiative on contemplative activism.  Here, Naresh, my co-organiser, briefly explains it as: “When a disappointment happens in the environmental movement, we often hear: ‘It’s alright, eventually consciousness is going to change’,… but, can we […]

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Collective Wisdom Contemplative Activism Wellbeing

The Art of Building Communities of Practice for Wellbeing and Presence – Reflections on Buddhafield 2019

Buddhafield is colourful festival of 4000 people that many of us in the Art / Earth / Tech community attend annually. It is sober with very clean loos for a week (!) and fun crazy dancing, saunas, exercises and workshops on everything to decolonisation to Buddhist gratitude practice, to skilful flirting (it’s all about appreciating […]