Working, Earning and Suffering: It is What It is

Author, Akilah t’Zuberi Editor, Laurie Thompson
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The call for a New Narrative that heals the separation between who we are and how we are living on Earth is sounding louder. The profound suffering that has and continues to characterize our earthly sojourn, among human and nonhuman families and communities alike, can no longer be ignored. The degeneration of the biosphere and …

June 2017 – “An Invitation to a New Narrative,” by Akilah t’Zuberi; Laurie Thompson, editor

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Northeast and South Philadelphia have several 70’s style diners. Many of them are open 24 hours. At times, when I found myself writing or creating a piece into the wee hours of the night, and if I hadn’t cooked and didn’t have anything I could prepare quickly,  I would grab my reader or my notebook, …

June, 2017 Introduction and Instructions for the 30-Day Workplace Challenge

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June, 2017 Introduction and Instructions for the 30-Day Workplace Challenge Every day there are more U.S. employees who are unhappy with their jobs. Unhappiness gives rise to high rates of disengagement. Roughly 17% of U.S. employees are emotionally engaged in what they do at work, and naturally this low engagement rate affects how businesses operate. …

New Age, Self-Help and Transforming the American Workplace

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When I am questioned about my ideas on transforming the American workplace, the words, “that sounds so new age,” always find their way into the conversation. A lot of the reactions to these new ideas about how we can work and play differently on this planet are a result of that stubborn, but doomed, belief …

The Creation of the New & the Transformation of the Belief in Working Hard and Earning a Living

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Figure 2 (above). Subway scene, Philadelphia, Pa. Notice that most people are on their cell phones. Over the next 2-3 months, I will be designing and creating an expanded blog that integrates the ideas from the Transforming the American Workplace blog, the Innerworld Press Shift in Consciousness Ezine, and a blog that I haven’t had …