Living from the Inside Out
The Spirit Of Humanity Forum encourages leaders and change-makers at all levels to explore what it means to live from the ‘inside-out’. We are inviting people from a variety of sectors to contribute their thoughts on this theme.
Extract from an interview with Christiana Figueres (former Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC) at the Spirit of Humanity Forum, Reykjavik. Q: What inspired you to participate in the Forum? CF: It is very clear to me that everything we do in the outside world is only the extension, or the
The essence from an interview with Dr. Boris Cyrulnik What is resilience? The simplest definition: the ground is resilient if, after a flood or a fire, it is able to provide life for new plants, new animals, starting another kind of life. It is not the same as before, but renewed. To
Between every stimulus and response there is a space
A wise man once said, ‘Between every stimulus and response there is a space. In that space lies our freedom and power to choose our response. In those choices lie our growth and happiness.’
Living our values and self knowledge is key to effective action to make the world a safer place
"In September 2017 I published The Business Plan for Peace. The book demonstrates how 25 tried and tested strategies for preventing war can be scaled up and extended over 10 years, with the aim of preventing armed violence worldwide."
Towards inner-outer peace: Cultivating spirituality and relationship
“When we consider the problems our planet is facing right now, it is clear that the power of the human spirit must lead in healing and transformation.” Taken from Maureen Goodman's chapter in Peacefulness.
My life has been oxygenated and transformed by powerful bubbles arising without warning, from a deep source, a bottomless lake
My life has been oxygenated and transformed by powerful bubbles arising without warning, from a deep source, a bottomless lake.
“How does my voice suddenly sing like an angel, with a song I have never heard before, when asked if I want to open myself to God? It must have hidden somewhere - deep in my lungs, until released in bubbles of pure sound.” An article by Alexendra Asseily
The best-selling author Mike George identifies the signs and symptoms of living the wrong way around.
“It seems the vast majority of us are 'outside inners' as opposed to ‘inside outers’. But we don't know it! We don't realise living from 'outside in' is the primary cause of an unhappy and unfulfilled personal life AND the reason why we see so much conflict in the world around us. But why?”