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Transpersonal Coaching Models For Transformation

Transpersonal Coaching Models For Transformation

Transpersonal psychology is a whole-person (holistic) psychology which embraces the important role of self-transcendent states, mystical states, psychedelic experiences and other forms of non-ordinary states of consciousness. Of particular interest is the role of these self-transcendent states in fostering personal transformation, well-being and human flourishing. The application of these transpersonal principles can provide coaches with...

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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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Contemplations On Death

Contemplations On Death

“Death may be the greatest of all human blessings” ~ Socrates (469-399 B.C.E) We are all going to die. Yet, many of us live our lives as if this mortal inevitability will happen to everyone else but us. It would seem that for Western culture, denial and suppression are the hallmarks of how we tend to orient ourselves on the topic of mortality. Death is something that happens to everyone else, and we seem to live out each day as if death is...

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The Transpersonal Psychology of Spirituality

The Transpersonal Psychology of Spirituality

The transpersonal (beyond self) study of human psychology and most spiritual and even religious practices, are guided by similar intentions. In a very broad sense the study of human psychology — transpersonal psychology in particular — and spiritual/religious practice, are both concerned with the realization of our highest potential as human beings. To become aware of and better understand the consciousness, behaviors, experiences,...

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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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