Cultural Creatives and Creative Investment: A New Economic Model of Support

Why is creativity important in the face of today’s enormous social, ecological, and global crisis? What kind of opportunity is being born through such crises? Do solutions exist that have the potential to transform the planet and create the more beautiful world we dream of? We live in a world where the monetization of life has reached its extreme; a world where nearly all of the relationships that once existed […]

The Art of Feedback: Deconstructing Truth Through Humility

When I think back on my life I observe many moments in which I react to words spoken and written to me from others. Often, these reactionary instances arise when the other person is expressing a truth to me that I do not want to hear. I get defensive. I get angry. I take it personally. Sometimes these truths are simply fears that I myself am thinking, and yet do […]

You Are Not Lazy: Digging Beneath the Symptom

You Are Not Lazy: Digging Beneath the Symptom ┬áIt is not laziness you need to overcome, it is inspiration you need to uncover. Immersed in a society that is unaware of its deeply imbedded assumptions, results in a disconnection for those who do not buy into life and world that is presented as normal. Many supposed imbalances within people are storied as inherent personal inadequacies that require external influence to […]

Releasing Addiction Through Story

Releasing Addiction Through Story I used to think I wanted to watch a movie at the end of the day. Now I realize what I truly desired was to share in story. Before the breakdown of community, people would gather together in the evening and give their creative gifts of food, song, dance, and story. We would know our neighbours through the giving of the day and the nourishing of […]

Subjectivity and Storyteller Consciousness

Subjectivity and Storyteller Consciousness   When we seek outside of ourselves we carry the hidden assumption that our own inner knowing is not to be trusted. Being deprived of the opportunity to develop our individual decision making authority, the space to test boundaries and make mistakes, we become paralyzed with indecision and crippled with disempowerment later in life. Do I go with life path A, or life path B? What […]