Incorporating Wellbeing into Public LifeThursday, August 07, 2014

A couple of weeks ago, I came across this article in The Guardian about whether mindfulness can be legitimately integrated into society. In the UK, there is currently an All-Party Parliamentary Inquiry on Wellbeing Economics, otherwise known as the Parliamentary Wellbeing Group. This Inquiry is exploring how wellbeing processes can influence budget allocations, and whether a values shift can bring non-material factors into the political discourse. Formed in March 2009, it exists to:
 

A couple of weeks ago, I came across this article in The Guardian (http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/mindfulness-hijacked-business-parliamentary-inquiry?CMP=new_1194) about whether mindfulness can be legitimately integrated into society. In the UK, there is currently an All-Party P ..
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I used to be a criminal lawyer at the Director of Public Prosecutions. 

I used to be a criminal lawyer at the Director of Public Prosecutions. In many ways this was a fascinating job, and in many ways this was a traumatic job. I eventually left the job to do pursue academic research. But in my time there, I was struck by the fact that everyday there are ordi ..
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A World with a Feminine ConsciousnessThursday, October 17, 2013

What would politics and international law look like if they had evolved with a feminine consciousness, instead of a masculine consciousness? All of us have both masculine and feminine consciousness. Masculine consciousness is focused on power, security, outcomes and logic, and relates to our public identity. The feminine consciousness is relationship-orientated and intuitive, focusing on the care and nurturing of our health, well-being, family, community and nature (if you're interested in this, you can download my e-book on this topic on the home page).  

What would politics and international law look like if they had evolved with a feminine consciousness, instead of a masculine consciousness? All of us have both masculine and feminine consciousness. Masculine consciousness is focused on power, security, outcomes and logic, and relates to our pub ..
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