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Conscious Coliving Hubs

Announcing the Sympoiesis Residencies at the Life Itself Praxis Hub

We’re thrilled to annouce Life Itself’s latest initiative: Sympoiesis. Explore more conscious, collective ways of living in stunning surroundings near Bordeaux in France. These are a series of experiential collective residencies at the Life Itself Praxis Hub in Bergerac. Residencies are an opportunity to explore the practices and social technologies for transforming our reactivity and […]

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Conscious Coliving Hubs

What is Conscious Coliving?

There’s not really an established term yet for the kind of way of living that we imagine and seek to pioneer. We’ve come to call it “conscious coliving” reflecting the fusion of two related practices: conscious living and coliving. Here we want to say a bit more about what we mean by conscious co-living as […]

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Book Notes Conscious Coliving

Creating a Life Together by Diana Leafe Christian – Summary and Notes

Notes on Diana Leafe Christian’s Creating a life together: practical tools to grow ecovillages and intentional communities (2003). An excellent handbook on how to create intentional communities. Extremely useful with telling anecdotes, concrete practical steps and a lot of wise advice based on long and diverse experience — not only did Christian live in community […]

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Conscious Coliving

Communal Living: Reflections on an Experiment in

What does it mean to live in community? And, more crucially, what’s the point? While I had a vague sense that a more collectivist existence would benefit both me and the society around me, I had until recently little justified answer to these more concrete questions. A national lockdown spent at the Life Itself Bergerac […]

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Conscious Coliving Institute

Co-X: What is all this Co-X Stuff (Co-living, Co-working, Coops) and Why Do We Care?

Here are the slides from my talk at the Art / Earth / Tech 2016 Gathering in July 2016: Helsinki Version – September 2016 I produced a revised version of these slides a month later for a talk in Helsinki: