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New Meditation - Doing By Not Doing

Another free audio meditation that has deep meaning for me. This gentle and beautiful meditation is 8 minutes long and best listened to with headphones in a quiet, relaxed setting. It illuminates how to be gracefully in the moment by noticing that the act of 'doing by not doing' teaches us experientially about 'letting be' and 'active presence' as we let go of ego and conflict to produce a more alive body that embraces a higher purpose. Learn how to free up energies and enjoy letting the…

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Added by Dr. Michael Picucci on December 23, 2016 at 5:51pm — No Comments

Generation-Y: 'Surfing the Energy' Beyond Everyday Thinking...

This article was published on GoodTherapy. For young people who are part of the generation known as “millennials,” the unique opportunity and uncertainty they face require "outside-the-box thinking." It comes from my latest research and experience working with this inspiring population. I hope many find it helpful and I invite comments (of any kind) and 'Shares' of post: http://bit.ly/2hhOku9

Added by Dr. Michael Picucci on December 22, 2016 at 3:47pm — No Comments

Truth and Oneness Audio Meditation

I am sharing another free audio meditation that has deep meaning for me. This gentle and beautiful meditation about 9 minutes long and best listened to with headphones in a quiet, relaxed setting.

It illuminates how to be gracefully in the moment by noticing that the act of 'Truth and Oneness' teaches us in a tangible way that 'Truth Works!' Though we may have story lines above our deeper truth, the deeper more visceral version is far more effective in moving our lives more gracefully…

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Added by Dr. Michael Picucci on December 22, 2016 at 3:09pm — No Comments

Addiction Tx Evolution

Addiction Tx Evolution: For those who have an addiction issue or love someone who does please watch this informal 30 minute video to be aware of the cutting edge of substance use care: http://bit.ly/2iduk7S

Added by Dr. Michael Picucci on December 20, 2016 at 6:52pm — No Comments

A huge contribution to Focalizing and other work…

Otto Scharmer and the MIT U Lab have been a huge contribution to my work and the creation of the Focalizing technology that I use with individuals and collectives with amazing results: http://bit.ly/2gZe2BD

Added by Dr. Michael Picucci on December 18, 2016 at 8:46am — No Comments

New Audio Meditation: Blending Gratitude with Global Insanity

A 22-minute Meditation for finding sanity in troubled times: Today I am sharing a free audio meditation called: 'Blending Gratitude with Global Insanity.' It has deep meaning for me, and I hope for you as well. This gentle meditation is best listened to with headphones in a quiet, relaxed setting. It illuminates how to be sane and content with a world of chaos all around us. Though we may have story lines above our deeper truth, the deeper more visceral version is far more effective in…

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Added by Dr. Michael Picucci on December 17, 2016 at 7:24am — No Comments

Troubled Times, A New Cognition, Time for a Leap!

In these troubled times, a new cognition is called for. Our book 'Focalizing Dynamic Links: A Human Technology for Creating a Better Future' is getting traction along with similar methods by Otto Scharmer, The Presencing Institute, MIT, and many others. You can watch the book trailer at: http://bit.ly/1hA6akQ . It's time for a leap!

Added by Dr. Michael Picucci on December 16, 2016 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Awakening to Hearing the Millennial Generation: Global Positivism

IMPORTANT: MILLENNIALS (AND ALLIES):

A hot new generational EXCLUSIVE (and very intergenerational). A positive force launching the new-format debut issue of www.psychologytomorrowmagazine.com

This theme issue is on Millennials. We feel a small part in inspiring this topic from our Focalizing Institute's Millennial Energy Project and a recent article Michael Picucci was invited to contribute to PTM. In this new issue,…

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Added by Dr. Michael Picucci on September 14, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments

“Adulting” is an Indictment of Society, Not of Millennials

Let this short piece open your eyes on "Adulting" - an indictment of society, not of Millennials: http://bit.ly/1ORmg5b .

Added by Dr. Michael Picucci on June 24, 2016 at 10:27am — No Comments

Three things that block us from experiencing vibrant energy

Three things that block us from experiencing vibrant energy:

-Distracting thoughts (often based on past conditioning)

-Unresolved trauma

-Erotic barriers and frustrations

In my recently published article, Good Therapy recognizes Focalizing as both a healing modality and a creative process that can foster the continuous flow of energy through us and help this energy express itself with clarity. I invite you to read on at…

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Added by Dr. Michael Picucci on June 21, 2016 at 3:45pm — No Comments

Spread the word about wider healing...

More fresh air swirling through our addiction recovery phenomena. This article in PsychologyTomorrowMagazine.com by Matt Aaron, who helps spread the word about a wider healing underlying core issues in dual diagnosis addiction treatment: http://bit.ly/24UWLIU

Added by Dr. Michael Picucci on June 16, 2016 at 7:35pm — No Comments

Mayors networking event to the asylum crisis

Mayors looked for common solutions to the asylum accommodation crisis.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/europeanforumalpbach/23852946003/in/album-72157663134065500/

Added by Olha Latikaynen on March 3, 2016 at 3:36am — No Comments

Using The World Café in defining a vision of a learning and practice team

Last february my colleagues and me co-organized a world café to help a community of learning and practice on health professional coaching to define their vision as a team. GICS (acronym of Investigation Group in Health Coaching-Grupo de Investigación en Coaching de Salud) is a community that focus on learning and practicing coaching sessions through a health perspective. 

In the first part of the co-creation we "dream" (all together) about a vision through the…

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Added by Anais Rubió Galván on February 21, 2016 at 6:56am — 1 Comment

Group in Charlotte NC

Is there a group gathering in or near Charlotte NC????  I posted this question in Oct of last year and received no comments.  This must mean that there are no groups in or near Charlotte, NC.  What can I do about starting a group here in Charlotte.  I have all the books, read them, tmi(too much information).  Where do I go next?????

Added by Eulyses "Lee" Jones on February 14, 2016 at 8:46am — No Comments

NYC Therapist Training: Focalizing in Action

NYC Therapist Training: Focalizing in Action - check out the training program here: http://bit.ly/20EDxqt

Added by Dr. Michael Picucci on February 2, 2016 at 10:17am — No Comments

Apuntes y Preguntas Clave 7 principios WC

Querida comunidad World Café, 



Comparto con vosotros un documento con apuntes para preparar un WC. Existen recomendaciones y preguntas clave para cada uno de los 7 principios. ¡Espero que os sea de utilidad! 

He dejado abierto el documento en Google Drive para que podamos seguirlo alimentando entre todos. 

Pinchad aquí…

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Added by Anais Rubió Galván on December 7, 2015 at 3:58am — No Comments

La noche en la que conversé con 30 personas sobre cómo conversar

I share also in my blog section the learnings I shared with my colleagues of Café Latino after having participated in the Global On Line WC celebrated in november 2015. 

La noche en la que conversé con 30 personas sobre cómo conversar

Como una de las actividades del vigésimo aniversario de la metodología The World Café, tuve la oportunidad de…

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Added by Anais Rubió Galván on December 4, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

Brazilian project

Hello :)

In Santa Catarina, south of Brazil we are running a new project helping to improve the education in our state, I'm sharing a folder with some of the actions of the "Conexão Jovem" program, this program is part of the Movement The Industry for Education and one of our projects inside the program is "Escola parceira: Educação que faz sentido" in a free translation something like: "Partner school: Education that makes sense". Here is the link: (it is in…
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Added by Claudio Antonio Klaus Junior on September 8, 2015 at 12:19pm — No Comments

Published today: What Sustains You?

Published today: What Sustains You? Focalizing as a Tool for Self-Revelation: http://buff.ly/1G830M7 .

Added by Dr. Michael Picucci on July 8, 2015 at 4:26pm — No Comments

Feeling Stuck? 50% Off First Session ...

50% off first session, new client offer (click link below to explore). Perhaps you can derive some clarity in a place where you may be stuck or struggling with, and assist me in filling the summer slots of vacationing clients. Or, pass on to a friend in need - 'Distance Sessions' also available by Skype or phone: http://www.holisticpsychologistnewyorkny.com/ .

Added by Dr. Michael Picucci on June 16, 2015 at 6:28pm — No Comments

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