Authenticity as a practice has limitations and blindspots. After all, it is only one perspective and one practice. Rob McNamara and Maria Bailey offer a beautiful critique of relational practice and illuminate some of the deeper currents that can help integrate and guide the application of Relational Leadership.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Foster your own practice by holding space for others. Robert speaks with Bu Nan Michael Brown who (along with the IC’s affiliated sanghas) holds monthly daylong Integral Practice retreats, including zen meditation, some yoga, and integral circling. Check our calendar to stay abreast of these events, and make sure you’re getting our weekly email updates […]
What keeps us happy and healthy throughout life, according to the most rigorous research? Robert Waldinger is the current director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development, considered the longest study of human development ever done. Spanning over 75 years of comprehensive observation of over 700 people, their data has yielded compelling conclusions. They’ve discerned […]
Want a practical way to turn any tension into more integrity in your relationships? If you watch this video, you’ll get the integrity practice that we use in all of our trainings and throughout our organization to optimize our productivity, mutual understanding, and beyond. If you attend any of our relationship trainings (our core offerings here at […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“A rare genius. Whatever you do, don’t miss his work or his performances.” -Ken Wilber Episode 2 records live on February 26th, reserve your tickets below. Written and hosted by Stuart Davis, ART PARTY is a variety-format podcast, recorded before a live studio audience, featuring original comedy, story-telling, sketches, music, and interviews with artists. Read […]
Relationships form the foundation of our family and social life, and our work life too! But don’t take our word for it. Here’s an interview with Andy Drish, co-founder of The Foundation. Andy has implemented key components of relational development into his fast-growing start-up. Whereas before there was “bickering” during their meetings, there is now […]
by Shana James Over the past few years I’ve started to admit that I had a terrible habit. It took me years to become aware of. And many more years to break it. Tears have flowed as I’ve come to know what caused the major struggles and conflicts in my past love relationships. To understand […]
by Michael Porcelli I absolutely love this TEDx talk by Mike Robbins. I feel inspired by how he shares his stories with an easy, conversational style. And I watch it over and over again because he so clearly and directly conveys The Power of Authenticity, something my colleagues and I at The Integral Center care […]
by Jess Nichol I used to be nice. Quiet, polite, didn’t make ripples. That was me on the outside. But on the inside it was often a different story: frustration, judgment, anger. I worked hard to not let any of that show. At various points in my life I’d learned that if I spoke up […]
If you’re like most people, you aren’t having the impact you wish you could be having in your relationships, personal or professional, and you aren’t fully enjoying and feeling inspired by the current level of authenticity and richness in your connections. You might even be surrounded by people, have an active social life, and STILL feel awkward, […]