July 24, 2018

(This article first appeared in Medium.com)

The new open participatory organization (OPO) paradigm entails a move from thinking in terms of systems that can be “known” or “designed” or “intervened upon” by a person or persons who occupy a privileged position outside tha...

July 19, 2018

Daniel Thorson, founder of the EMERGE podcast (www.emerge.is), interviews Bonnitta Roy, MA, Program Coordinator of the Consciousness Studies and Transpersonal Psychology program. In this wide ranging interview, Bonnitta provides her view of the Sam Harris and Ezra Klei...

    I wandered around the unfamiliar community center searching for a group that looked like they would fit the description of a children's writing group. As I walked into a room on the second floor, a woman slammed down a notebook in exasperation and exclaimed th...

Soil, Plant and Human Effects on Glyphosate

Dr. Stephanie Seneff, Professor at M.IT.

Institute of Sustainable Nutrition March 24th

Granby Community Television

By Debbie Lavigne,

Current Student, Integrative Health & Healing M.A. Program, at The Graduate Institute

Dr. Stephan...

 
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Since I live in Pennsylvania and teach at TGI’s campus in Connecticut, I am, by definition, a Road Warrior. 


Crazy as it may sound, I have been commuting to this gig for more than 17 years. Let the record show that I have made the 300-mile round-trip...

The Little Dolphin That Could

Our recent cohort session on humor in storytelling reminded me of this moment in time: 


It was the year of 1995, and all was not well.

Andy and I had been married for approximately eight months, and we were still finding our way through life...

Much of human psychology focuses on how to improve the lives of those with mental disorders. But the relatively new field of Positive Psychology studies the psychological characteristics and practices that allow peoples’ lives to flourish. Finding its roots in Maslow’s...

   Last weekend’s session with the Writing and Oral Traditions cohort was like being at a retreat.

   The Annual Connecticut Storytelling Festival and Conference at Connecticut College in New London was filled with music, laughter and most of all, good stories.


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Following the Institute-Wide Weekend and the immersion into the Universe’s story as well as the ways, beliefs and stories of indigenous people, I researched creation stories. Since my mentorship involves weaving, I researched several creation weaving stories from the G...

    

Studies reveal that women diagnosed with the same cancers as men live longer and that married men live longer than single men with the same cancers; smoke as much and have fewer cases of lung cancer than single men. It is not female hormones, or slee...