The word 'embodiment' is appearing everywhere these days so I thought I'd share my definition, excerpted from Radical Wholeness:So the undoing begins with the basics. If it doesn’t, we will remain stuck in the place where so much contemporary work on embodiment finds itself—where we gently turn … [Read more...] about What is embodiment anyway?
An Antidote for The Age of Anxietyand a free audio exercise Humans are arguably the most adaptable of animals. We live in arid deserts, frozen tundra, overpopulated cities and outer space. Adaptability has been the cornerstone of our survival; but it also has a dark side. Sometimes we … [Read more...] about An Antidote for The Age of Anxiety
As a surge of populism is altering the face of politics around the world, a puzzling irony hangs in the air: populism wins approval and votes from a generally hard-working socio-economic sector that often struggles to make ends meet – yet its leaders, once elected, commonly implement policies that … [Read more...] about The Seed of Populism
We inherited a view of the body as something without intelligence: as something ‘beneath us’; as a tool for getting things done; as machinery operated by the brain; as a piece of equipment that needs proper maintenance if it’s not to break down. That view still predominates, to be sure, but it’s no … [Read more...] about Our longing for embodiment
Interview with Matt and Steph from Seeds of Awareness in Byron Bay, Australia. … [Read more...] about Interview with Seeds of Awareness
https://theyogalunchbox.co.nz/philip-shepherd-on-radical-wholeness/https://theyogalunchbox.co.nz/philip-shepherd-on-radical-wholeness/ … [Read more...] about Interview with Yoga Lunchbox
People who haven’t taken my workshop are often curious about it, and I am always eager to describe it. But in trying to do so I frequently feel as though someone deprived of their sense of smell had asked me to describe the scent of lavender. Since my teens I have been devoted to liberating myself … [Read more...] about So What’s Your Workshop Like?
This talk was filmed by Allyson Woodrooffe in November 2017 at Friends House in Toronto shortly after the release of Radical Wholeness, Philip's new book. … [Read more...] about A Journey to Wholeness
Two huge, long-term commitments in my life came to a sudden conclusion on the same day a little over a week ago. First, my workshop season was brought to a close with a presentation I gave at the Global Conference of the International Enneagram Association in San Antonio – which, by the way, was a … [Read more...] about Endings and beginnings
I’m in preparations for three major events over three consecutive months starting in late summer. Each of these events is huge for me, and I’d be thrilled to have any one of them happening – but to have all three gathered in a row feels like a serial blessing: In September I begin a … [Read more...] about Three milestones