Gross National Wholeness

Gross National Wholeness By Martin Ping, Executive Director, Hawthorne Valley; EMM Advisory Board member By Martin Ping Few things in life elicit more happiness and joy than the first signs of spring. Especially after experiencing a genuine winter that seemed oblivious to the calendar and in no hurry to depart. …

Survival of the … Nicest?

The heart of the giver makes the gift dear and precious. –Martin Luther King, Jr.   Survival of the … Nicest? –by Eric Michael Johnson, syndicated from Yes Magazine, Jul 15, 2013 A century ago, industrialists like Andrew Carnegie believed that Darwin’s theories justified an economy of vicious competition and inequality. They …

ON FIRST INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS, BAN CALLS FOR INCLUSIVE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

ON FIRST INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS, BAN CALLS FOR INCLUSIVE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT New York, Mar 20 2013 10:00AM Marking the first ever International Day of Happiness, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on the international community to commit to an inclusive and sustainable human development that will improve the well-being of …

Compassion Games — Survival of the Kindest

Compassion Games — Survival of the Kindest Six months ago, I wrote a blog,  Hunger Games – The Price of Failed Transition, in response to the popular movie. Here is a follow-up based on real life. Importantly, where Hunger Games are the imagined price of failed transition to sustainable prosperity, Compassion …

7th Annual International Conference on Engaging The Other: The Power of Compassion

7th Annual International Conference on Engaging The Other: The Power of Compassion At a time when polarization is the culprit, a multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary conference addressing the roots of fear-based belief systems, negative stereotypes, prejudice, polarization, scapegoating, enemy images, and artificial barriers of misunderstanding and distrust that divide us. November 30 …