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
Anyone looking at the state of the world with a sober eye will understand that people have to come together or we will perish. We need to feel and nurture harmony, rather than grasping for yet more control. There’s really no other choice. As long as we insist on emphasizing division, we will … [Read more...] about Our Challenges, Our Hope
A very happy, if slightly delayed, New Year to you. The delay is a direct result of my current obsession: working on my new book, Radical Wholeness, which is being published in November by North Atlantic Books. A deadline concentrates the mind wonderfully – but it also gives me a guilt-free excuse … [Read more...] about An excerpt from Radical Wholeness