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Agreements that Support an Integral Culture

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Part 1: Why Have Explicit Agreements in Your Community, and Some (misadventurous) History Jason Digges and Robert MacNaughton talk about the value of explicit agreements in a community, and share where and how the Integral Center agreements arose. Particularly, Robert describes the “Game of Intimacy” which is an edgy set of agreements that was explored […]

3 Schools of Circling

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By Michael Porcelli Here at The Integral Center people come from all over the world to learn how to create more of the kinds of human connections they want. They come to learn how to have deeper, more fulfilling relationships and how to have a more effective impact on others in general. We teach this […]

The 3 Stages of Relationship [Video]

The ARC Model of Relationships – Video

Develop your relational capacities and understand relational development by learning the 3 Stages of Relationship. Michael Porcelli presents the ARC model of relationships at the Relational Leadership Summit 2016. This relationship stage model is the foundation for our Authentic Relating Comprehensive training here at the IC.

Self Discovery, Why Bother?

Self Discovery, Why Bother?

If you want to know if it’s raining, just put your hand out the window and feel for yourself. Similarly, if you want to see what’s possible with your own self-discovery, start fostering greater degrees of attention to your life and see what comes to light. Decker shares a story in this video about how […]

How Vulnerability Can Lead to Greater Safety and Productivity

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This Invisibilia NPR podcast episode inspired me profoundly.  (The particular story starts at 4:30.  The adjoining topic about McDonalds in Russia was interesting but not what I want you to hear). Imagine the culture around Louisiana-based oil rig workers. What comes to mind? A hard-working, gruff, machismo code of conduct?  Having that makes sense just to survive such […]

Ken Wilber on Authentic Relating

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We had the transcendent pleasure of having Ken Wilber join us for our first Aletheia Circling weekend in 2011. During his presentation and Q&A, you can listen as Ken talks about how important more authentic relating is to our awakening and development as a culture. “It’s just good-er.” – Ken Wilber Beyond the content that […]

7 reasons to attend the Aletheia weekend

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Who comes to Aletheia, and why? Here are a few perspectives to consider… 1.) You have a feeling that something new is emerging in your life and you’re ready to show-up for it. “After +45 years of spiritual search, yoga, meditation, awareness, many profound experiences and insights, there was still something very much lacking. The […]

3 Reasons to Say the Hard Thing

3 Reasons to Say the Hard Thing

by Jason Digges Think back over the last day or week. Was there a time where you had the urge to say something but held back? Maybe you changed the delivery to not upset someone or didn’t say anything at all. This is the social brain in action. It is always feeling people out to […]