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The Upper Right Hand Corner

The Upper Right Hand Corner

Aug 24 2020

Since March 13, I’ve talked with hundreds of leaders about how they’re doing, and their responsibility to stay in the “upper right corner.” The upper right hand corner is the place where people experience calm, centered attention because they have a sense of perspective and control (see image). It’s the opposite of the lower left hand corner …

The Real Source of Certainty

The Real Source of Certainty

Aug 10 2020

With a little help from Ginny and Gordon, I realised my last blog post (pondering on thought vs action) was rooted in a personal dilemma – I needed to make a giant leap but my concerns over financial security were holding me back. Actually, it was worse than that.

Three “Downs” to be Up for These Times

Three “Downs” to be Up for These Times

Jul 24 2020

It’s all unraveling. Pull on the thread of racism, and you get the same exploitative mindset that is heating up the earth. You see how poverty and white privilege work together to polarize access to education, wellness and wealth.

On the Road

On the Road

Jul 13 2020

Andy Robins shares what he’s learned living out of the back of a Transit Van as he and his family travel England in the pandemic…

GODDAMMIT!

GODDAMMIT!

Jul 01 2020

Rebecca Ryan on living fully in the body, like a child – July 2020 I still laugh when I remember this… My friends Steve and…

The Time for Thought and Action

The Time for Thought and Action

Jun 15 2020

Coronavirus has amplified my preoccupation with thought vs action. For those of us who score high in the FEBI© Visionary category, 12 weeks of lockdown limiting external distractions is verdant breeding ground for introspection.

The Heart of a New Social Contract

The Heart of a New Social Contract

Jun 03 2020

“I can’t breathe!” The dying words of George Floyd. The shock wave through many of us on seeing the senseless brutality of a knee on neck. The exasperated recognition that this death is yet another in a long chain of deaths and violence against black people.

Zen Lessons to Help Us Live through Lockdown

Zen Lessons to Help Us Live through Lockdown

Apr 20 2020

These are times when we need to hear some positive news. Over the last week, I’ve been attempting to write this blog post and find…

Special Message from Ginny Whitelaw

Special Message from Ginny Whitelaw

Apr 17 2020

Dear IZL friends – How weary you may be growing of interaction by email and screen, yet I feel the need to reach out to you in these extraordinary times. For those of you who have lost a loved one, or suffered illness, or have had your lives upended, I suffer with you.