Last month we talked about how we are building a total motivation culture at Arizmendi Ecovillage. So what, you might ask, does that have to do with aging? The answer of course is everything. We have the same positive motivators of play, purpose and potential and the same negative ones of economic pressure, social pressure […]
Growing Older? Wanna Talk? Join us for a discussion and potluck dinner on Saturday, January 21, from 3:00 to 6:00 pm At the Arizmendi Ecovillage: 3965 Westminster Place St Louis, MO 63108 People of all ages are welcome. We will share about the upcoming 10-session discussion group on aging that will meet weekly beginning in February. […]
What if it were possible to build communities that work for everyone with no one left out and with no offense to Nature? Thanks to the science of total motivation and ecological design, it now is possible. So far total motivation has been studied and applied primarily in the business environment. (Read the book Primed […]
Cohousing is an intentional community of private homes clustered around shared space. Each attached or single family home has traditional amenities, including a private kitchen. Shared spaces typically feature a common house, which may include a large kitchen and dining area, laundry, and recreational spaces. Shared outdoor space may include parking, walkways, open space, and […]
Throughout history, unlikely visionary leaders have stepped into the void and created worldwide movements out of chaos, destruction and despair. One such individual was Father José Maria Arizmendiarrieta, a one-eyed, inarticulate young priest who narrowly escaped execution by Francisco Franco’s victorious fascists during the Spanish Civil War in the run-up to World War II. Assigned […]
Heartache comes not from what is present but from what is not. It comes not from what does not exist but from knowing that it is out there just beyond our reach. For some it is a fleeting experience of ecstasy that somehow seems illusive. For others it is a long-established way of life that […]
Here is our running archive of The Healthy Planet Articles. From their website: “The Healthy Planet is St. Louis’ only environmental, health, wellness & natural living publication with more than 90,000 eco-friendly and health-conscious readers. Our mission is to help our readers and their families improve the quality of their lives. We promote all that […]
Photos from some of our favorite Arizmendi Ecovillage events!
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