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States, Collective Wellbeing, and Our Future

States, Collective Wellbeing, and Our Future
April 11 / 2021 States are a patriarchal invention, not a natural given about humans. They were created early on within the establishment of patriarchal forms.

The Practice of Mourning Challenges: an Example from a Visit to Israel

The Practice of Mourning Challenges:  an Example from a Visit to Israel
March 1 / 2021

Mourning is an act of softening. It supports us in softly closing the gap between what we want, envision, or long for, and what actually exists. In the absence of mourning, we are likely to try to do it with some degree of force: either by trying to force ourselves …

How Children Learn About Others’ Needs

How Children Learn About Others’ Needs
February 25 / 2021

In contemporary, patriarchal societies, mothering often leads to mothers giving up on their own needs, because of the lack of a communal context of togetherness and support. One of the results of this is that, as children, we don’t learn about the needs of others as an organic limit we …

Needs Choreography and Mutual Influencing: Decoding the Flow of Interdependence

Needs Choreography and Mutual Influencing: Decoding the Flow of Interdependence
February 8 / 2021

“I would like to end this conversation now and focus elsewhere. Is there anything else you want to share before I do that?” This is a simple question, so simple you may wonder why I would start a blog post with it. I chose to start with it, because it …

The Trouble with Mourning

The Trouble with Mourning
February 2 / 2021 Mourning is our most important integrative movement, but it can be so elusive to find the way to do it.