Wellbeing Starts with “We”

Santa Monica’s Inaugural Wellbeing Summit On November 16, 2019, the small coastal city of Santa Monica, California held its inaugural Wellbeing Summit – a free and interactive community event that brought together nearly 900 residents, city leaders, local organizations, and members of the global wellbeing movement. The Summit was designed to engage a broad cross-section

Nature-loving, Part 1: Hug a Tree (literally)

Though the INTENT framework comprises six interdependent dimensions of wellbeing (physical/mental, social, material, community, environmental, and existential), being nature-loving is quite likely the keystone of them all.  We can fully understand this by looking at its absence – the pervasive disconnect from nature that characterizes modern society.  Western culture has long celebrated mastery over nature –