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The first goodbye before new beginnings

This months update from the Berlin Hub will be the first out of many goodbyes and new welcomes – these updates will give an impression of how people who’ve lived here experienced their stay, and what the people joining (and re-joining) are looking forward to in the upcoming months. To not mesh together too many of these well start small.

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Community Hubs

People and Practice at the Berlin Hub

Another month has gone by at the Berlin Hub. Much has happened, this time told again from the perspective of Hubmanager Ilja, on a rainy yet warm evening in Kreuzberg. Bringing the building together How often have you come together in the couryard like this? Never and how long have you been living in this […]

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Community Hubs

Stories of the Berlin Hub

To give you a better impression about what is happening during a typical month at the hub I’ll juxtapose the silly and the serious, the calm and the excited, the reflective and the carefree. Storytime This months theme is „Stories from our Cultures“. A somewhat obvious choice, given that the 11 people at the hub […]

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Creativity month at the Berlin Hub

Welcome 2022! With a new year comes a new month, and with a new month comes a new monthly theme. A little excursion: In order to enable more depth to our Community Practices by connecting them with each other, we made it a habit to choose a theme, that is then explored in the sessions […]

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What’s new at the Berlin Hub?

Lots has happened over the last few months. Here is a little impression of some of the things we’ve been up to: Authentic Relating Our main event in September is a seminar on Authentic Relating, guided by Alexander Müller. A humble beginning with four participants was followed by around 10 people joining in the next […]

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Conscious Coliving Hubs

Announcing the Sympoiesis Residencies at the Life Itself Praxis Hub

We’re thrilled to annouce Life Itself’s latest initiative: Sympoiesis. Explore more conscious, collective ways of living in stunning surroundings near Bordeaux in France. These are a series of experiential collective residencies at the Life Itself Praxis Hub in Bergerac. Residencies are an opportunity to explore the practices and social technologies for transforming our reactivity and […]

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Hubs Petit Bois Martin

Renewal and Renovation: Petit Bois Martin

As we are 4 months into Phase I of our renovation project at Petit Bois Martin, we thought it would be apt to give everyone an update on the progress made so far.  Back in early April we started the process of returning our farmhouse at Petit Bois Martin back to its former glory; we […]

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Reflections on Stay at The Bergerac Hub

Last month we were joined at the Bergerac Hub by Olivia Nater from Population Matters, who came to experience what it was like to be part of an intentional community. She was kind enough to share her reflections with us, which we publish below. My short stay at the Life Itself Bergerac hub certainly gave […]

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Berlin Hub – What’s New?

Once a month the hubs inform each other about what has happened during the last month. Below you’ll find a shortened version of the last Berlin Hub Update. Enjoy! Safety first Winter so far has been the time of big and important conversations between and within the hub(s). One (actually by now two) of them […]

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Collective Wisdom Contemplative Activism Gathering

On Contemplative Activism and a vision of Life Itself

This extract is taken from a session at our Gathering 2020 on Collective Practices. Here, Valerie Duvauchelle summarised what was said and some suggested ideas. This is very much a work in progress, and we invite you too to participate. Contemplative Activism is another name for awakening to s(S)elf, the basis of Life Itself’s vision  […]