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Spiral Dynamics

Spiral Dynamics
In spiral dynamics, the term vmeme refers to a core value system, acting as an organizing principle, which expresses itself through memes (self-propagating ideas, habits, or cultural practices). The superscript letter v indicates these are not basic memes but value systems which include them. The colors act as reminders for the life conditions and mind capacities of each system and alternate between cool and warm colors as a part of the model.[2] Within the model, individuals and cultures do not fall clearly in any single category (color). Each person/culture embodies a mixture of the value patterns, with varying degrees of intensity in each. Spiral Dynamics claims not to be a linear or hierarchical model. According to Spiral Dynamics, there are infinite stages of progress and regression over time, dependent upon the life circumstances of the person or culture, which are constantly in flux. vMEMEs[edit] THE FIRST TIER VALUE SYSTEMS; The Levels of Subsistence[5] Beige[edit] Purple[edit] Related:  Integral

Center for Psychological Development Transpersonalism: Ego Meets Soul by James E. Strohl, Ed.D.Journal of Counseling & Development, Fall 1998, Vol. 76, pp. 397-403. Over the last few decades, the transpersonal approach has emerged from mainstream psychology to address the effects of spirituality and consciousness on personal transformation and health and to explore the optimal levels of human functioning. Despite its increasing popularity, many mental health professionals lack basic knowledge of the transpersonal approach. For more than 25 years, increasing numbers of mental health practitioners have been using a therapeutic approach associated with a school of psychology known as transpersonal psychology. The term transpersonal means beyond (trans) the personal, ego or self. Transpersonal psychology Is concerned with the study of humanity’s highest potential, and with the recognition, understanding, and realization of unitive, spiritual, and transcendent states of consciousness.

An Overview of Integral Theory "The word integral means comprehensive, inclusive, non-marginalizing, embracing. Integral approaches to any field attempt to be exactly that: to include as many perspectives, styles, and methodologies as possible within a coherent view of the topic. In a certain sense, integral approaches are “meta-paradigms,” or ways to draw together an already existing number of separate paradigms into an interrelated network of approaches that are mutually enriching."1 – Ken Wilber The world has never been so complex as it is right now—it is mind boggling and at times emotionally overwhelming. Not to mention, the world only seems to get more complex and cacophonous as we confront the major problems of our day: extreme religious fundamentalism, environmental degradation, failing education systems, existential alienation, and volatile financial markets. Never have there been so many disciplines and worldviews to consider and consult in addressing these issues: a cornucopia of perspectives. Figure 1.

Zła wielozadaniowość — Marek Kowalczyk Zła wielozadaniowość to sytuacja, w której jednoczesna realizacja zbyt dużej ilości pracy (zadań, projektów, zleceń) prowadzi do wydłużenia czasu i obniżenia jakości — zamiast spodziewanego przyspieszenia. Obserwując spadające tempo pracy ludzie powiększają liczbę otwartych tematów, tym samym napędzając błędne koło złej wielozadaniowości. Niestety, szkodliwość złej wielozadaniowości nie jest powszechnie uznawana. Żadna z wiodących metod poprawy wyników nie poświęca jej należytej uwagi — z wyjątkiem teorii ograniczeń (theory of constraints) Goldratta. Usunięcie złej wielozadaniowości wymaga: Uświadomienia sobie jej destrukcyjnego wpływu zarówno na ilościowe i jakościowe wyniki organizacji, jak i relacje oraz na psychikę ludzi.Zmiany błędnych przekonań dotyczących funkcjonowania systemów (nabrania „wiedzy głębokiej”, by użyć sformułowania Deminga).Poznania praktycznych, możliwych do zastosowania „od poniedziałku” narzędzi ułatwiających wprowadzenie zmiany w życie. Czas wystąpienia Więcej...

Our Return to Interconnectedness, Oneness, and Harmony. What is interconnectedness? Interconnectedness is a concept that has been known to humans throughout history, in one form or another. Interconnectedness is a network of things that depend on each other for their existence. When things are interconnected they lack a true separation from each other, and any distinction between parts is merely for convenience of description, not an accurate representation of the truth. Where can we see interconnectedness? Oneness is nearly a synonymous concept to interconnectedness. Human beings have progressively lost their sense of oneness and interconnectedness with each other and the Earth over the last few centuries. I would argue that lack of harmony is the cause of every major problem everywhere on the Earth. Following this analogy, nature comprises the majority of the global biological orchestra of being. All this was once known to our ancestors.

Eight Perspectives On Integral Trans-Partisan Politics Beams and Struts employs commenting guidelines that we expect all readers to bear in mind when commenting at the site. Please take a moment to read them before posting - if you already have one. Comment Link Monday, 26 November 2012 18:32 posted by Lincoln Merchant This is awesome!!! @Kaine: You said "The solution, he seems to imply, is a structural change not only within the two-party system (which he seems to equate with democracy in this video) but into changing the legislature into more of a parliamentary system. Have you seen these short videos explaining how the winner-take-all rules of our elections systemically leads to a two-party system. This one explains a better system of voting for representative democracy: @ Kerstin: This is beautiful: Comment Link Monday, 26 November 2012 21:20 posted by Kaine DeBoer Also, both are still democracy; which Ken states is, in some fashion, part of the problem. Some thoughts on this: Win!

Dzień spraw zaległych, czyli jak rozprawić się z "ogonem" w 5 krokach! - Catherine The Owner - Blog o przedsiębiorczym stylu życiaCatherine The Owner – Blog o przedsiębiorczym stylu życia Jeśli czyta mnie ktokolwiek, kto nie ma żadnych zadań odkładanych na „wieczne jutro” to proszę koniecznie się do mnie odezwać! Człowieku, tyle pytań bym do Ciebie miała! Niestety (i dla mnie, i dla Was) taki ktoś najpewniej nie istnieje (albo istnieje, ale jest zbyt zajęty wykonywaniem zadań ze swojej listy, by czytać blogi) więc musimy sobie radzić sami. Jednym z bardziej irytujących problemów, które przeszkadzają mi w skupieniu są tak zwane NWdGZ (Nagle Wpadające do Głowy Zadania). Nie cierpię ich z dwóch powodów: raz, że mnie rozpraszają, a dwa, że psują mi humor – choćbym nie wiem jak zadowolona była z tego co robię w danej chwili albo z osiągnięcia sprzed godziny – takie zaległe zadanie, gdy wpada do głowy szepcze przy okazji „nie jesteś wcale taka fajna skoro jeszcze mnie nie załatwiłaś”! Jak sobie z takim gościem radzić? Krok 1 Jeśli takie zadanie właśnie wpadło Ci do głowy, od razu je z niej wyrzuć! Krok 2 Wyznacz specjalny dzień na realizację takich zadań. PS. Przeczytaj też:

Lifestreams - the interconnecting Transpersonal consciousness web of all life Seen and unseen Streams of Consciousness which create the relationships we experience allow information to flow from one to other. They are the Essence of Love which gives meaning and purpose to the Mirror that Life presents to us in our individual lives. The Web of Life is continually moving, changing shape, dimension, expanding and contracting, experiencing of itself through the collective experience. You cannot separate yourself from this collective experience. Every individual experience, response and reaction moves through the whole "web of all life" .. even the ones that are denied, repressed, hidden under codes of secrecy and silence. These become part of both the collective and our own personal experience - influencing the behavior (and the evolution) of the whole .. and all of its parts: the individual "you and I". Some of these Consciousness Streams we may be aware of. For those who are familiar with the term, this is, in part the principle of the hologram - but a whole lot more.

Cindy Wigglesworth: Spiritual Intelligence: Living as Your Higher Self Who are your spiritual heroes -- those people you would think of as exemplary human beings? And what characteristics do you admire in them? When I ask people these questions, they cite similar characteristics time and again. We tend to admire people who have high integrity and are courageous, loving, calm, visionary, selfless, inspiring, and making a difference. Spiritual intelligence is an essential component of both personal and professional development. Personal and spiritual growth can no longer be viewed as a private journey we undertake in a different sphere of life than our professional endeavors. We are all leaders and role models regardless of our jobs. Most people are familiar with the term IQ, which is our classical mental intelligence (mathematical and verbal). The least familiar of these four intelligences is SQ, but I believe we may come to find that it is the most critical as we navigate the choppy waters of our current times. The 21 skills of SQ are not new.