Author Archives: integral

Ode to the Elasticity of the Mother Heart

(Originally posted in the Huffington Post 10/04/2013) I was a real family girl as a kid… well attached, loved my family to bits, substantially more prone to homesickness than my siblings. I remember the feeling of being curled up with … Continue reading

What to Do When My Child Lies?

13 Ways to Respond, Prevent, and Strengthen Honest Communication (Originally posted in Huffington Post, June 2, 2014) Think of the times in your life you have lied. And why. Were you afraid of what would happen if you told the … Continue reading

The Sustaining Weave of Small Gestures

(originally posted in Huffington Post, Dec. 23, 2013 ) A few days ago, as I brought my Christmas mail to the post office, a young mother caught my eye. She was planting a quick kiss on her envelopes before dropping … Continue reading

Project Management for Co-housing Development

  ~ A structural, systemic approach to evolving the “We” ~ Our work in the field of Integral Community continues, taking shape in a variety of ways. In addition to us hosting events (retreats and seminars) on evolving the “We”, … Continue reading

Music for Allison

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We-Retreat ~ Notes & Reflections

Notes & Reflections on our recent We-retreat at Morning Star, Next Step Integral headquarters in British Columbia, Canada, August 15-20, 2013 The emergence of a higher We is a fertile field. As tempting as it may be to claim, “This … Continue reading

Parenting as a Spiritual Practice

Integral Spotlight: Parenting as a Spiritual Practice | Miriam Mason Martineau from Integral Life on Vimeo. Many parents are awestruck by the responsibility of raising a child. Overwhelmed by vastly different schools of parenting wisdom, and struggling to forge a … Continue reading

Receive Generously: Getting to the Core of Our Human Thirst

(Originally posted in Huffington Post, April 16, 2013) I was 13 when, due to a number of conducive circumstances — including being immersed in gorgeous choral singing in a candlelit chapel, and my own spiritual fervor — I experienced my … Continue reading

Integral Parenting 8-Week Webinar

Parenting as a Spiritual Practice Virtual Course: now available as a self-directed version! A community learning experience facilitated by Miriam Mason Martineau. Experience the full potential of parenthood: a transformative vessel for evolving yourself, your child, and the future. Join … Continue reading

8-week Integral Education Webinar with John Gruber

8-week virtual course with teacher extraordinaire, John Gruber >> Soon to be released as a self-directed course! The Art of Education Igniting the Spark of Lifelong Learning We invite you to join us in our 8-week online education course! … Continue reading