Category Archives: EcoSomatics

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Maslow’s Basic Hierarchy of Needs

In graduate school, every psychology student learns about Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, which is essentially a “map” for the development and maturation of consciousness. This new take on the hierarchy of needs made me laugh: Turn off the computer and … Continue reading

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Gandhi’s 10 Rules for Changing the World

“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” “The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would … Continue reading

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Resilience Thinking

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Growing A Wellness Paradigm from the Ground Up

From a speech delivered to Boulder, CO Master Gardeners, September 2012, on the miraculously twined practices of healing and homesteading: Growing a Wellness Paradigm from the Ground Up “The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but … Continue reading

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