Illusion of Separateness Creates Greed, Loneliness, Unhappiness

In the early years as a psychotherapist helping people create happiness and successful relationships, I often wondered why so many people struggled with unhappiness, loneliness, depression, and even serious health issues caused by stress and anxiety. No matter how hard they worked in therapy, most clients couldn’t shake the feeling of stress or unhappiness. Even […]

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Compassion and Empathy Depend on Connection & Interdependence

Compassion and empathy are powerful forces, but like gravity they function best when we are connected and interdependent with the object of that compassion and empathy. The greater the separation or distance between us and “other”, the weaker or more conditional our compassion and empathy becomes. Stated differently, the unconditional power of our compassion and […]

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Our Global Economic Model Is Broken

Our Global Economic Model Is Broken

Every day we get new incontrovertible evidence that our global economic model is broken. Incontrovertible proof that global climate change is indeed caused by human activity. Much of this new evidence is denied by those who are accumulating great wealth from that broken economic system. The journey toward deep sustainability is hampered by the well-funded […]

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