Attention to attention and attention training represent an experiential-subjective and neurofeedback-objective voyage through an uncharted and vast awareness-space, an awareness-space limited only by walls of attentional bias and habit. Never did a brighter ray of promise light our way to human optimization and conscious evolution than does practicing and researching the characteristics of attention and attention to attention.
The Master of Arts in Global Social Witnessing provides a space where diverse perspectives/experiences from artists, scientists, spiritual practitioners, and political activists inspire students to better understand and embody Global Social Witnessing as a practice of our time, supporting the students to become mature global citizens.
What it feels like when I change? What it feels like when other people change? Even if inner transformation is something that we intentionally seek out, we still have to bear it. We have to bear when it happens and when it doesn’t. We have to bear what shape it takes. We have to bear its speed – fast, slow, or something in between.
Between 2016-2020, the feedback interface of the CQ-i was used by people who took the test to send us their feedback for each item, or the entire testing experience. We used this feedback to improve the test quality. Thank you!
The true promise of the Cetacean Nation will only be realized to the extent that we, as a species, can recognize we’re surrounded by a rainbow of exotic cultures and narratives. We’re invited to be participating members in the community of nature, connected as though by invisible lines of echolocation to all these other “persons” on our planetary home.
Spiritual emergencies are moments of messy awakening, crises of ego dissolution and rebirth that are often misunderstood and unskillfully managed by psychiatry. This life experience was published in “Breaking Open: Finding a Way Through Spiritual Emergencies”, a collection of 16 spiritual emergence stories edited by Jules Evans and Tim Read (May, 2020).
This research is based on our field notes and observations in the last five years, as we tested some methods to connect better with the individuals on the autism spectrum, and support their development. Our observations show that a deep connection style is already used by some therapists and family members of individuals on the autism spectrum, and those who seem to use this method, along with the classical approach, consistently produce excellent results, and that encouraged us to advance on this path and study the underlying mechanisms.
This article looks at the potential of using an online self-completing inventory that measures leadership conscious awareness. The Consciousness Quotient inventory as a method for researching leadership is piloted between a university academic and a primary headteacher in the context of a school-university partnership. Pilot outcomes reveal that the inventory can be used as an evaluation of partnership work and ways of thinking about leadership on two levels: the personal and the partnership.