Monthly Archives: February 2018

18 Feb

Why Foster Your Spiritual Health?

A contributed article by Jane Sandwood It isn’t easy to come across media posts reminding us of the importance of supporting our physical and mental health, yet the connection between our health and wellbeing and our spiritual life, is often ignored. Across the globe, physicians and researchers alike are heading away from a purely technological or cure-based approach to illness, based on scientific findings on the vital role that spirituality can play in keeping us happy and helping us weather life’s vicissitudes...

13 Feb

7 Ways Meditation Helps Students Handle Stress

  by Helen Birk (Helen Birk is a copywriter and blogger. In this article, she shares some tips to help students handle stress and to ease pressure and fear! Becoming a student, you might face a lot of complications that will affect your nervous system. These might be too much pressure, insults, fear, unfulfilled plans or conflict situations. All that stress does not pass unnoticed and has a huge influence on our health and wellness. You can’t focus on your studies...

05 Feb

Getting the most out of IDL interviewing

A common problem for some people doing Integral Deep Listening interviews is that some find that they indeed experience more lucidity and move toward waking up when they do the interviews, but afterward, it is normal to lose the experience and the motivation to return to the expanded states of awareness associated with them. What to do? Here are some recommendations from a young man who has been doing IDL interviewing for several years, modified a little for ease of reading: “What...

04 Feb

Using IDL to Help Your Studies

by Jane Sandwood Using IDL to Help Your Studies In 2017, over two million students took the American College Test.  According to the latest report from ACT, the national average ACT composite score for the year was 21.0 on a 1 to 36 scale. If getting into college is important to you to attain your goals in life, the higher you score on the ACT the more options you will have when it comes to your choice of school.  Additionally, a...

01 Feb

Why Does IDL Interviewing Work?

Why does IDL Interviewing work?  The above picture, of animals performing jazz, is on its surface, absurdist. It is an example of what Integral Deep Listening (IDL) calls “cosmic humor,” a way to get over ourselves and to move into lucidity and clarity. These animals represent the various images that we interview, either from dreams or waking life issues, which produce recommendations for life transformation. When these agree and blend, life, just like a jazz ensemble, moves into what Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi has...