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Why You Shouldn’t Vent About Your Employer/Organization Online

Why You Shouldn’t Vent About Your Employer/Organization Online

We all get frustrated sometimes with the people we work with, study with, volunteer with or live with. Or any group of people we hang out with and are tasked with “working” together in some capacity. Group dynamics are tricky and sometimes a perfect storm of less-than-emotionally-intelligent, egoic, abrasive or dismissive leadership or communication styles can clash with strong emotions or passions of other’s in the group and create...

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Coastal Living: Happiness, Awe & The Blue Mind

Coastal Living: Happiness, Awe & The Blue Mind

How can we be happy and flourish as human beings? To be clear, I am not talking about the momentary sense of joy or excitement which may come from winning the lottery. But rather long-term sustainable happiness and well-being, resistant to life challenges and obstacles. “The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.” (Socrates) Well, after our basic physiological, safety,...

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Social Media, Education & Changing the World

Social Media, Education & Changing the World

  “When we change the way we communicate, we change society” (Clay Shirky) “Social media allows us to behave in ways that we are hardwired for in the first place – as humans. We can get frank recommendations from other humans instead of from faceless companies.” (Francois Gossieaux)   Clay Shirky said it best with the title of his book Here Comes Everybody. In the book, Shirky outlines the mass...

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How NOT To Use Social Media – Cliffside Pub Squamish, BC

How NOT To Use Social Media – Cliffside Pub Squamish, BC

“Censorship reflects a society’s lack of confidence in itself. It’s the hallmark of an authoritarian regime.” (Potter Stewart) “All censorships exist to prevent anyone from challenging current conceptions and existing institutions. All progress is initiated by challenging current conceptions, and executed by supplanting existing institutions. Consequently, the first condition of progress is the removal of...

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On-Line Transpersonal Psychology Programs

On-Line Transpersonal Psychology Programs

“If we reach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow” (John Dewey) “It is not about the technology; it’s about sharing knowledge and information, communicating efficiently, building learning communities and creating a culture of professionalism in schools. These are the key responsibilities of all educational leaders”. (Marion Ginapolis)   Last weekend I finished the first year of my...

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Education, Science & Knowledge Should be FREE!

Education, Science & Knowledge Should be FREE!

  “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” (Socrates) “It is our moral duty to share the scientific, intellectual, spiritual and creative wisdom of man with all of humanity so that every single person on the planet has the same opportunity to explore, expand, become enlightened by, or simply to experience, the collective gifts of humankind.” (JPS)   All knowledge, all science, all education and even all...

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