Category: Resilience

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Bob Stilger

Facing Reality, Not Fixing Problems

We cannot “fix” the coronavirus. It is here. To be sure, there are many things we can do to mitigate the speed with which the virus spreads. I’m deeply appreciative of the many announcements helping us learn what we can do. This is a zoonotic virus, meaning it is one spread from animals to humans. This virus is anything but random. It is a direct consequence of the choices those of us with money have been making to consume, consume and then consume some more. The idea that happiness is a commodity that can be purchased by having and spending lots of money is an idea disproven time and time again.

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Resilience
Bob Stilger

Declaration of Interdependence

DECLARATION OF INTERDEPENDENCE From NewStories friend Robert Gass Dear friends, On this day, traditionally celebrated as the independence of our country, let us affirm that

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Featured Stories
Rahasya

Who Is The Real Hero?

Rahasya, the editor of Lotus Guide and a Compassionate Activist in Paradise writes about how important it is for the people of Paradise to raise their voices and come together in the collective journey to become the heroes in their own stories

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Case Stories
Bob Stilger

Paradise

How Paradise, California regenerates a healthy and resilient community after the devastating fires of November, 2018 may provide critical learning on how communities step beyond the almost irresistible force to return to the old normal after disaster. Here’s a bit of what we are discovering with Paradisans.

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Featured Stories
Bob Stilger

Borrow The Sugar

What does it take to come back into relationship with each other and our beautiful planet?  Why is it important? What shifts when we do?

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Resilience
Ben Roberts

Complexity, Strategy and Possibility

Complexity, Strategy, and the Possibility of “A World that Works for All.” [Originally published Dec 22, 2016, on Medium and reposted here at Bob Stilger’s request] In a recent

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Resilience
Bob Stilger

Choosing Wellbeing

I recently came across this lovely blog on Edutopia.org about the choices we can make in our lives.  It was written for teachers, talking about

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Cultivating Resilience

Last week I was at an inspiring meeting in the Santa Cruz Mountains.  A dozen of us gathered from different parts of the US to

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Ordinary People

Pausing as I write the phrase, ordinary people…. What’s really true is that I am just blown away.  I’ve spent the last three days meeting

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