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Completing Your Year: Remember, Forget, Recover

As we enter the new year, we’ve likely made a resolution that we may have already broken or forgotten. At some point, we’ve all celebrated this annual resolution ritual.

A 2007 study by Richard Wiseman from the University of Bristol with 3,000 people showed that 88% of those who set New Year resolutions failed, even though 52% of the participants were initially confident of succeeding.

What if this well-worn resolution ritual itself is incomplete?

As I see it, we start each year clean, distinct from the previous year. We reduce the previous year’s experiences to objects of improvement to best, such as losing weight, DOWNLOAD PDF

By |2022-07-28T16:47:56-04:00January 3rd, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

Completion: Access to Possibility, Freedom & Aliveness

Recall life ten years ago—the emergence of smartphones, sharing birthday photos on Facebook, watching cat videos on YouTube, and posting your breakfast on Twitter as you emptied your email account.

Life no longer feels like that. No matter our generation, we’ve become normalized to a frequency of change and increase in complexity that accumulates unresolved items.

Over the holidays we may reflect on this turbulent year and feel unsettled, a pang of guilt, or perhaps a sense of resignation as a result of such drastic changes. We may feel incomplete.

What Does It Mean to Be Complete?

Consider the proposition DOWNLOAD PDF

By |2022-07-15T12:16:06-04:00November 30th, 2020|Blog|2 Comments

The Experience of Being in 12 Practices, part 2

What is the experience of being? I explored this inquiry in a two-part blog. In part one, I explored an interdependent understanding of being. In this blog, part two, I will introduce the 12 practices that support this new understanding of being.

This new dimension of being views humans as co-creators of our world. However, most psychological models relating to the self and human functioning imply that the self exists as a discrete, separate, and independent entity. Therefore, learning professionals, seldom appreciate this interdependent nature of being nor the generative capacity it reveals. They both impact learning DOWNLOAD PDF

By |2022-07-12T17:28:21-04:00February 24th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments
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