Archive | June, 2012

Sacred activism panel at Science and Nonduality conference

Click below to see the sacred activism panel I was on with Nick Jankel, Elisabet Sahtouris and Will Pye at the Science and Nonduality Europe conference in Doorn, Holland, earlier this month. Sacred activism panel

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Introduction to the Enneagram – in London in July

I am excited to announce my first Enneagram teaching in London for next month.  For more info, click here. In this 2-hour event, you will: – understand the path of development the Enneagram offers, beyond its use as a typing system – learn about the 3 centres of intelligence:  head, heart and gut – be […]

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Changing the paradigm

I just came across this and thought it might be encouraging to those of you who are game-changers… In every system, the hardest thing to change can be the paradigm, but it can also happen fast.  According to systems thinker and ecologist Donella Meadows: “Keep pointing at anomalies and failures in the old paradigm.  Keep speaking […]

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Running on the beach, running on empty

I have taken recently to running on the beach.  Here in Brighton that means stones and groynes to traverse.  I like it from a couple of perspectives.  One, it feels like it’s less impact strain on my body than running on concrete.  Two, it is a more intense workout as currently, within 15 minutes, I […]

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You don’t know how long someone has been on the path

I got up at 5am in Brighton two days ago to be on the road to get to an early morning set up and kick off for a personal development programme at a school near Reading.  Leaving Brighton there was not much traffic around.  By the time I was on the M25/M4 junction at nearer […]

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Relaxing into our animal nature

I am writing from my garden before breakfast listening to a chorus of nearby tweeting birds, punctuated by calls from distant gulls.  I am reminded of the Mary Oliver poem ‘Wild Geese’ where she says: “You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves.”  I am not sure how comfortable […]

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The pyramid needs its foundations

I met up last Saturday for a conversation with a friend who is a human givens therapist and has been on a spiritual journey for decades.  She also has the realness and straightforwardness which you might expect from an Enneagram type 8, which I enjoy.  We were talking about the problem of spiritual bypass.  Where […]

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