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The over-professionalisation of health

Learning humility

A poem by Heather-Lynne Henry

Mine is the open heart that sits with hers

Fixing upon her whilst she stutters her thoughts

The fear of judgement casts shadows on her  brows… 865 more words

“The war which is coming is not the first one” – MART, until 20 September 2015

Peace is a new idea. As a matter of fact, today we witness the decay of the world that was born in 1945 on the ruins of Europe and whose golden rule was: keep the peace … The collapse of peace is the outcome of the temptation of force, which prevails in the West. 1,365 more words



“Visualize a river with a bend.. Downstream, where the river has become very turbulent, we find people desperately struggling to keep their heads above water.” 62 more words

Wellness and Happiness: The Next Built Environment / CSR Frontier (Updated)

Update 27/10/14:  The International WELL Building Institute launched the WELL Building Standard Version 1.0, as a publicly available standard which focuses on enhancing people’s health and well-being through the built environment, at the inaugural WELL Building Symposium in New Orleans.  801 more words


Better Has to be Better

To be truly better, innovation  is necessary. Better cannot be linear, it must be systematic. In other words, better can’t mean that it is only better in quality but not cost or functionality but not sustainability; it must be better on all accounts. 706 more words

Living Building Challenge 3.0 Released

International Living Future Institute refines and upgrades the building certification program to raise the bar even higher for restorative design. 

PORTLAND, Ore. — May 22, 2014 —The International Living Future Institute™ today… 674 more words


Preserving our sanity: heritage as a health issue

Margie Zeidler and Paul Bedford lead one of Toronto’s 139 Jane’s Walks last weekend. Revitalized buildings such as 401 Richmond are irreplaceable public health assets.   211 more words

Design For Health