Bioneers Conference 2018

By Marcus Lorenzo Penn The 2018 Bioneers Conference ‘Revolution from the Heart of Nature’ was held from October 19-21, 2018 for the 20th year at the Marin Center and 29th year overall since its inception.  For nearly three decades, the conference has been ‘a fertile hub of social and scientific innovators with practical and visionary…

Peaceful World Picnic 2018

By Marcus Lorenzo Penn “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”                       -Margaret Mead   On September 8th, the peaceful, natural, connected surroundings of the Anubhuti Retreat Center in Novato supported…

The Art of Listening

By Heidi Majano Listening begins with a wish. My earliest memory on active listening was when my family members told stories of their upbringing during times of poverty and war in El Salvador. Being raised in a household full of animated story tellers, I developed a knack towards listening. At bedtime, my aunt played the…

Exploring religion and spirituality

By Helene Szabados We want to be part of something that gives us purpose, guidance and faith but what measures do we take to achieve universal connection? Peaceful World Foundation hosted a conversation with the objective to explore what role religion and spirituality have in our lives. We welcomed guests from around Tides’ Converge including,…

Me, my stuff and I

By Helene Szabados “Actually, this is just a place for my stuff, ya know? That’s all; a little place for my stuff. That’s all I want, that’s all you need in life, is a little place for your stuff, ya know?I can see it on your table, everybody’s got a little place for their stuff.…

How do we begin to explore relations?

By Helene Szabados   In our concrete civilization, it can be challenging to find authentic ways to relate to nature. We must practice going beyond our societal walls to see that we are nature and our relationships with the natural world are representations of our self-care. Peaceful World Foundation hosted its first conversation of the…