Lucid University: California Festival Takes Learning to a New Level
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Lucid University: California Festival Takes Learning to a New Level

In an exciting new series promoting onsite personal growth, Lucidity Festival is offering an exclusive 3-day early arrival experience engineered specifically as an incubation space for living solutions as part of their fifth year theme, Crossroads. As a Lucid University participant, students get to choose from one of five intensive learning programs focused on creative […]

5 Urban Village Projects Transforming Communities
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5 Urban Village Projects Transforming Communities

Reposted from Shareable.net The traditional ancestral practice known in the West as “barn raising” is present in village societies on every continent and has its roots in our tribal past. An adapted form of barn raising has recently seen a resurgence in the “urban village,” with grassroots community organizations transforming physical and social landscapes in […]

Family Creates Wholistic Healing & Learning Center in Belize
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Family Creates Wholistic Healing & Learning Center in Belize

By Giulia Garofalo We stand knowing that to respond to our present global situation, a radical shift in consciousness is our key to meet an ecological age. We are here to assist in bringing this about by untangling present systems and patterns. We are driven forth by passion, and guided through with vision and patient […]

5 Ways Practicing Permaculture Has Changed My Life
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5 Ways Practicing Permaculture Has Changed My Life

I grew up in the windy city of Chicago with the dream of being an entrepreneur. My life was consumed with technology, socializing and working a corporate job. I didn’t realize until I left that following a stale traditional path was consuming my potential to live a life filled with meaning and enjoyment. Although city-living is […]

How to Create Sustainable Relationships for Living in a Community
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How to Create Sustainable Relationships for Living in a Community

By Cynthia Robinson & Roman Hanis There is nothing which feels more meaningful to us, and the others who make the Paititi Institute home, than living in a sustainable community dedicated to personal transformation and healing of both inner and outer landscapes. Paititi Institute for the Preservation of Ecology and Indigenous Culture was founded in […]

Group of Travelers Build Website for Finding Transformational Experiences
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Group of Travelers Build Website for Finding Transformational Experiences

NuMundo is the story of a group of passionate, young travelers who came together with a purpose: to share first-hand experiences with personal transformation, planetary regeneration, and living in community. We traveled South to reconnect with ancestral roots, the earth and ourselves. Some of us were working on social projects with indigenous communities, others were managing […]

I Took 1-Month Digital and Social Detox: Here’s What I Learned
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I Took 1-Month Digital and Social Detox: Here’s What I Learned

Organizing, traveling, spreadsheets, marketing, crunching, late nights, eyes glued to the screen. Skype calls, workshops, agreements, networking promoting and speaking. Does this sound familiar to you? This has been my life for the past 3 years. Although my work has been deeply fulfilling and amazing it’s also been deeply exhausting. I’m working toward social and […]

Graduating from Burning Man to a 9 acre, 5-family community. What does it take?
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Graduating from Burning Man to a 9 acre, 5-family community. What does it take?

By: Jessica Plancich Shinners, Co-founder of Emerald Village Organization We started off as veteran Burning Man friends and we ended up as neighbors, chosen family members, business partners, co-parents and partners in the process of life. Little did we know that there was a grand design at work when years before, many of us came together […]

Immersive Experience: The Youth Ecovillage Summit 2015 at EarthHaven EcoVillage
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Immersive Experience: The Youth Ecovillage Summit 2015 at EarthHaven EcoVillage

We are young adults empowered by the ecovillage model and committed to building the interconnected world of our generation through the teaching of integrated sustainability and offering of immersive experiences.  The NextGen Youth Ecovillage Summit 2015, near Asheville, North Carolina, is coming up this October 8-11! YES15 is as an intimate, networking intensive gathering designed […]