Expert analysis and commentary to help you to make sense of what’s emerging.
Christmas, Consumerism and Confusion
Despite it's bad ecological rap, consumerism meets a range of emotional and social needs. This is never more obvious than at Christmas. What can we do to fill the gap?
We Need To Feel The Change We Want To See In The World
Kathrine Lauritzen shares her transformative experience in a Collective Sensemaking workshop at the Emerge Gathering 2019.
The Politics Of Waking Up 10: What Is World?
The internet has dramatically shifted the relationship between people and the world they inhabit. We need a better understanding of the psychological impacts of this shift.
The Politics of Waking Up 9: Feminising the Future
The F word is becoming much more difficult to define. Is the suppression of the feminine why we have the multiple crises of depression, addiction and suicide in our society?
Rise Of The Emergentsia: A Great Mindshift in the Making
Technology itself is not the game changer everyone thinks it is, people are. Dr. Maja Göpel anchors her perspective on global change to sociocultural factors.
Unlocking Creativity in Times Of Crisis
Maria Clara Parente
Indigenous communities have acknowledged the interdependence of humans and nature for centuries, but were oppressed (and still are) by colonialism. Imagining a new future for humanity depends on hearing these stories.
Taking A Peek Behind The Curtain Of Existence
Psychologist and coach Nadjeschda Taranczewski shares what happened when she had a ‘mystical experience' on a psychedelic retreat in Holland.
The Politics of Waking Up 8: Relationship As The Rebel Act
Personal and social disconnection is at the heart of the system destroying our planet.
This is What Recovery Looks Like: The Healing Potential of Trauma.
Respiritualising our planet is the next step to healing collective trauma. An ecopsychologist shares thoughts from the world's first ever Collective Trauma & Healing Summit.
The Politics of Waking Up 7: Everyone Has a Story
We need a new story. How many times have you heard that recently? Too often this call to action ignores what people's hearts are really yearning for.
Dear White People
The notion of indigeneity is a product of white frames of knowing. You don’t have to travel far in order to be indigenous. To avoid reproducing exclusionary whiteness, you must recognise that where you are is already sacred.
The Politics of Waking Up 6: Where Is We?
Our current political system means that we give away our power to tiny numbers of people who decide how to run our world. Are we now seeing the conditions for more collective action?
The Politics of Waking Up 5: What Counts as Spiritual?
From Extinction Rebellion to the Headspace app, a yearning for spiritual growth seems to be reentering our public discourse. How can we feed this awareness into a new politics?
Could Psychedelics Help to Heal the Crisis of Disconnection?
Sam Gandy, Rosalind Watts & Alex Evans
We urgently need tools that can facilitate connection and foster a common sense of purpose for protecting and restoring our world.
How to Lead in Uncertain Times
Uncertainty is not a threat: It is creative and powerful. When leaders can learn to lean into and embrace unpredictability then they will infuse the same throughout their organisation.
The Politics of Waking Up 4: The Russian Doll Effect
Part four of the Politics of Waking Up Series explores several theories of human development - what significance does Wilber or Maslow's model have for contemporary politics today?
What Our Politics Needs Now: Anti-Debates
Peter Limberg & Conor Barnes
In the US and elsewhere, political debate has become a spectacle. We need a debate model based on the ability to respond to evidence. But what would this look like?
What Does it Mean to be a Feminine Leader?
Feminine Leadership can lay the foundation for a better organisational culture, but it's not achieved by simply having more women in positions of power.
Reports from the Kyiv Emerge Gathering
“The future belongs not to Paris, London, and Berlin but to the wild east, frontier places like Kyiv." Writer Andrew Sweeny shares his reflections from the Emerge Gathering 2019.
Healing Our Collective Traumas, Healing Our World
As we have learned from traumatology, the cure is found close to the wound. Acknowledging collective trauma is the first step on the path of climate recovery.
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