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Boyan Slat on Cleaning the Oceans – Amateo Ra

http://www.spiritscienceandmetaphysics.com/the-20-year-old-who-plans-to-remove-all-plastic-from-the-ocean/ This might at first glance seem an odd post for a therapy service. However, Boyan Slat’s vision and work seemed to us profoundly inspiring and empowering – an example of one person finding ways to manifest his ethics, passion … Continue reading

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The Power of Addiction and The Addiction of Power: Gabor Maté at TEDxRio+20

Another wonderful talk from Gabor Maté, this time coming in at a little under 19 minutes. We think he’s bang on, both in terms of what he says about addiction and in terms of the wider implications of this for … Continue reading

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Your Sexuality: Ask & Tell: Alyssa Royse at TEDxRainier

Forthright and sensible TED talk from Alyssa, making some valuable points about sexuality and the toxicity of sexual shame, backed up with a few hard-hitting statistics. She defines ‘sex’ as ‘a consensual act between adults, and gives focus to consent … Continue reading

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Living beyond limits: Amy Purdy at TEDxOrangeCoast

“If my life were a book, and I were the author, how would I want the story to go?” Amy as phoenix, rising from the ashes of her life to realize herself. “I was absolutely physically and emotionally broken”. Found … Continue reading

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Violence – a family tradition: Robbyn Peters Bennett at TEDxBellingham

Found this powerful and moving – thanks, Monica, for posting it. It’s about parenting and child development, and especially the harmful impact of physical punishment (something on which over 90% of the research evidence agrees). We especially like how Robbyn … Continue reading

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