“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”

-  R. Buckminster Fuller

 

Humanity is an evolving species, and that evolution is influenced by the externals of our environment and by our internal perception and mindset. Like two sides of a coin, each plays a part in affecting the other, and what imbalances one side can destabilize the other.

 

We live within certain parameters as defined by our external environment, cultural structure, and personal perspective, often revolving around our habits, expectations, and the status quo. This kind of cyclical patterning can become automatic, making the performance of certain tasks or the fulfilling of specific roles much easier over time, conserving our energy and focus for other things.

 

If we follow such an automatic pattern for too long, however, we may become blind to it. And as it becomes etched in our psyches like a deep grove, we may either see that pathway as the only one available, or resist changing course when life events demand it. Even if we have a desire to chart a new path, we may find it very difficult to overcome the pull of our ingrained natures.

14. VISION ~ Innovation & Insight

Essay by Katarzyna Vedah.  Sept. 1, 2019

Change requires effort and energy. It also requires courage and patience. And most importantly, change requires an open, curious mind to question one's patterns, to ask 'What If...,' and a strong motivational force to propel oneself beyond the gravity field of 'What Is.' Having a clear vision of what we want can be that strong force, to keep our hearts, minds, and bodies focused and engaged while we forge a new life.

 

We may come to that Vision for ourselves by exploring the world to seek out alternative modes and models of living and being. We may seek it by expanding our knowledge with learning opportunities, study and research. Or we may create it within the imaginal space of our minds, through a contemplative practice, or by tapping into our dreams.

 

To envision a new state of being for ourselves can be a creative and empowering act. When we shift our focus and energy from automatically reacting to whatever path presents itself in the moment to actively choosing to create the one we wish to experience, we are stretching our capacity to imagine, broadening our perception beyond sensory experience, and opening up to another realm of possibility.

When we expand our field of vision, we can see that there are many paths up the mountain (and many mountains.) And when we expand our belief in possibility, we can create new templates for what can then become a manifest reality. It is from this space that we can ask ourselves, 'What would it be like to...?' and see what happens.

VIDEO (YouTube):

John Ruskin (School of Life)

Design Matters (School of Life)

Beautiful Things (Kurzgesagt)

Creating World (Creating the World)

Buckminster Fuller (Autodesk)

Buckminster Fuller (Joe Scott)

Architects Use Their Ears (TED)

It’s Beautiful & Good for Health (TED)
Copying Nature Helps (Vox)

Biomimicry in Action (TED)

 

WEBSITE: Ask Nature

WEBSITE: Tree Media

VIDEO (YouTube):

Adaptable Mind (Let It Ripple Film)

Changing the World (Films For Action)

Artist’s Vision (Timeless Perspective)

DOCUMENTARY (YouTube): Trailer

Creative Brain (Beamish & Trackman)

M.C. Escher (Robin Lutz)

Street Gang (Marilyn Agrelo)

Baraka (Ron Fricke)

 

RIPPLE EFFECT

CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS TO ENGAGE THE CAPACITY TO FEEL
Christmas Lights

 

VISIONS &

VISIONARIES

FILM / VIDEO: Trailer

The Ticket (Ido Fluk)

NeverEnding Story (Wolfgang Petersen)

A Fortunate Man (Bille August)

Logan’s Run (Michael Anderson)

Contact (Robert Zemeckis)

FILM / TV / CLIP (YouTube):

Defending Your Life - 'Little Brains'

Reservation Dogs - 'Unknown Warrior'

VIDEO (YouTube):

Beyond the Human Eye (PBS Off Book)

Distorting Perspective (PBS NewsHour)

VIDEO (YouTube):

Eye of the Beholder (Civil Net)

Experimental Films (Crash Course)

Evolution of Sci- Fi (PBS Digital Studios)

Gene Roddenberry (ComicBookGirl19)

VIDEO / MUSIC (YouTube):

Coming Back – Gotye
Sweet Divine – You Say Party. Strobe Effect

Lisa Gerrard - Sunday Arts (James Sighs)

VIDEO (YouTube):

Visionary Art (The Bloom)

Transformational Festivals (The Bloom)

 

HEALTHY M.O.

HEALTHY MENTAL OUTLOOK & PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT
Woman sight testing

THE TWO, IN ONE ~

BALANCE YOUR BRAIN

VIDEO (YouTube): Crash Course

Perceiving is Believing

Your Mind Can Amaze & Betray You

 

VIDEO (YouTube):

You Are Two (CGP Grey)

Two Minds, One Brain (World Science)

You Really Right Handed? (TED)

My Stroke of Insight (TED)

VIDEO (YouTube):

Power of the Unconscious (Spiritual Mind)

Left Vs Right Brain Education (Jwilko75)

Balance Your Brain (Jade Joddle)

VIDEO (YouTube):

Reaching Inner Balance (Wolf Standard)

5 Minute Yoga for Peace (Sadhguru)

Hemi-Sync Intro (HemiSyncVideos)

Languages of the Brain (Monroe Institute)

Rewire Your Brain (Quantum University)

Brain's Full Capacity (World Evolution)

Whole Brain Living (Banyen Books)

 

BOOK: Whole Brain Living. Jill Bolte Taylor

VIDEO (YouTube): After Skool
Survival vs. Creation - Dr. Joe Dispenza

 

THE PROCESS

PRACTICAL REINFORCEMENT FOR SELF-CARE & DAY-TO-DAY LIVING
 

SHIFT GEARS

EXPANDING PERSPECTIVES, AWARENESS & CONSCIOUSNESS
3D Eye

BEYOND

CONSENSUS

REALITY ~

OUT OF THE BOX