These are the ideas that guide us in our daily lives, in every decision we make. Whether it’s personal, business, or anything in between, these principles ground us in the soil of our being.
Everything is interconnected – Live your life with the understanding that you are interconnected to all life. As part of the whole system, everything affects the fragile web of life. Nature is not invincible. You are nature.
Health is your greatest wealth, so take care of yourself! – A healthy body and mind, aligned with a healthy career, gives you the necessary energy and passion to contribute to a healthier world. Nourish yourself in order to have the strength and stamina required.
Contribute, enrich and create community – Wholeheartedly invest in every aspect of your life. Being of service is soulful and gratifying. Be a “giver,” let go of being a “taker.”
Share peace, love and compassion – Like a pebble tossed into a still pond, intentions reverberate. Share worthy intentions: peace, love, compassion. You, the people around you, and all you do, will prosper on many levels-health, wealth, impact, education, opportunities.
Connect with nature – Create a lifestyle, career, and culture that emphasizes regenerating nature, for people and the planet. Ferment ecological well-being in all your actions.
Focus on systems and cycles for solutions – Systems in nature offer deep wisdom. Incorporate them into all systems. Mimic nature with biomimicry, the design and production of materials, structures, and systems modeled on biological entities and processes.
History is no mystery – Reference the past to improve your future.
The present is a gift and not to be missed – Be mindful with soulful purpose. Replenish yourself, spend time in nature. Appreciate fully the gifts present in every moment. Plant gratitude.
The future is abundant with opportunities – Focus on solutions that cultivate a world where all species, large and small, and yet to evolve can thrive.
Mentors are essential – In every decade; elders offer wisdom as do the younger generations, bearing inspirational, fresh ideas. Sharing is Caring, a 21st Century Value. – We all bestow wisdom and gifts to offer.
Understand the cause and effect of your actions – Recognize that your choices are affecting future generations, your offspring. Human behavior impacts our earth. The time to address this is now!
Be part of transforming the economy – Be part of the solution, not the pollution. Create and support ecologically-minded businesses, providing living wages, equality and options. Develop innovative products and services. Reduce carbon footprint. Nurturing compassion.
Collaborate – Unite with like-minded individuals and businesses to craft and leverage innovative beneficial change!