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Deep Inner Work – Overcoming Cultural Conditioning (Part 5 of 8)

The great psychiatrist and philosopher Ian McGilchrist has done ground-breaking work at the intersection of our brain’s hemispheric organization and Western society / culture.
One of the key findings is that in the West, we have privileged a certain part of our brain’s capacities – located in the left hemisphere – over other capacities which are rooted in the brain’s right hemisphere.

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Deep Inner Work – Healing Psychological Wounding & The Work of Grief (Part 4 of 8)

There is a hurt that comes from the slings and arrows of being alive, of being human. Being human means being vulnerable and mortal and every one of us ultimately has to come to terms with this reality.

The domain of awareness of our fragility and mortality, of our existential hurt and ever-present possibility of loss is the area of grief work where Evolute Institute’s facilitator Patrick Liebl is our expert and guide.

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Deep Inner Work – From Disconnection to Re-Connection & Addressing Trauma (Part 3 of 8)

Our societies are facing a meta-crisis of disconnection from self, others, nature, and the transpersonal realm. This separation creates the most pressing issues we face as a civilization.
In the 3rd article of our 8-part series on deep inner work, we show how trauma is related to disconnection and why a trauma-informed approach to inner work can contribute to remedying our challenges, both individually and collectively. Mature leadership means promoting re-connection in self and others.

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Deep Inner Work – Moving into Higher Mindsets (Part 2 of 8)

How do we know at which stage or level of development we are and what the shape of the developmental path looks like?

Part 2 of our series on inner work focusses on mindsets of development from a personal, leadership and organisational perspective.

A mindset is the attitude or mental model of a person that underlies their actions, objectives, opinions and beliefs. It determines how a person deals with their own impulses, instincts and the ethical standards they adopt for their actions…

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Meeting the elephant in the room – the forgotten path of inner work for personal and leadership development (Part 1 of 8)

So, why do the inner work, what is all this developing good for, you might ask?

Well, one of the best answers to this question is: to enhance our inner freedom, to give us more options to choose from when we act in the world. We want to obtain more inner space so that we do not just automatically react to our circumstances but so that we can respond consciously, voluntarily and appropriately even in challenging moments of our lives…

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