ABOUT THE CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER SERIES

Meet amazing People who are involved and concerned with practices which can make the world a better place. They are sharing with you their story and their insights about how to grow ourselves, discover our life’s purpose and to become an agent for positive change. Our guests come from many fields. What ties them together is their broader view on reality, their ability to see problems from multiple perspectives and to search for solutions which are integrated and able to catalyse the necessary changes we need to survive and even thrive in the future.

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PSYCHOLOGY
SPIRITUALITY
PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
LOVE AND RELATIONSHIPS
HEALTH AND HEALING
ART AND MUSIC
ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT
SOCIETY, POLITICS, ECONOMY
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LIFE IN THIS WORLD

LIFE IN THIS WORLD

In this section of CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER we present conversations about different locations of this world and how life is going on there as opposed to the countries we personally know and have lived in. We also discuss ideas and experiments to improve our connections as human beings in this world and to create peace among the contrasting cultures and nations.

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Human Connection: das soziale Netzwerk der Zukunft  mit Hardy Groeneveldmit Hardy Groeneveld
VIDEOPOST, veröffentlicht für den 7.9.2019

CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER VLOG
Co-Creating Europe
mit Annette Kaiser und Sonja Student
VIDEOPOST, veröffentlicht für den 31.8.2019

CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER – THE AFRICAN DIALOGUES
René de Beer, a close friend and collaborator of Rica Viljoen of Mandala Consulting loves her country, South Africa. Her dream is to keep the beauty of purple  alive, the qualities which people naturally have when they live in a close family bonding with a sense of belonging. She needs to move into the UK and will continue to work for the goal to hold dear and cherish the purple qualities in humans.
VIDEOPOST, published for October 23rd 2019

CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER – THE AFRICAN DIALOGUES
Loraine Laubscher – the crucial force behind Don Beck in the peaceful ending of Apartheid in South Africa
VIDEOPOST, published for October 9th 2019

CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER – THE AFRICAN DIALOGUES
Why I organised the Integral African Conference
with Paddy Pampallia
VIDEOPOST, published for September 25th 2019

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Purple is living on in the US
with Heather McDowell
VIDEOPOST, published for August 28th 2019

CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER VLOG
How I survived the genocide in Rwanda
with Caritas Uwizera
VIDEOPOST, published for August 24th 2019

CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER VLOG
The American Dream in Africa? Africa
with Frank Magwegwe
VIDEOPOST, published for August 17th

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Integral and Spiral Dynamics in South Africa
with Dr.Rica Viljoen
VIDEOPOST, published for July 31st 2019

CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER BLOG
What I learned in South Africa with Heidi Hornlein
VIDEOPOST, PUBLISHED ON JULY 3rd

CONVERSATIONS THAT MATTER BLOG
What I learned in South Africa with Heidi Hornlein
VIDEOPOST, PUBLISHED ON JULY 3rd

IN SECOND GENERATION – CLEANING OUR COLLECTIVE HISTORY

April 16th, 2019 at  9AM PT/ 6PM CEST
This month’s episode of WOMEN MATTERS gathers women from both sides, the perpetrators and the victims. Monis, Gertraud, Heidi, Hanna and Viktoria belong to the German heritage whose parents have survived the war in their own country, while Dorothy, Diane and Ruth were born in USA where their parents found shelter from the Holocaust
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CONSCIOUS AGEING, CONSCIOUS LIVING, CONSCIOUS DYING
March 13th at 7pm UTC+1
CREATIVE AGEING
Getting older in creative ways: a conversation with the social worker and therapist Dorothy Stern Kucha
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CONSCIOUS AGEING
February 20th, 2019 at 7pm UTC+1
STORIES FROM PAST LIVES
VIktoria is a social anthropologist, hypnotherapist and writer. She began her career as lawyer, but a series of awakening experiences prompted her to rethink everything she knew about the nature of consciousness and study again.
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WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN USA AND AUSTRALIA?
CHRISTINE DOAN – Recorded in October 2018
Christine is an integralist based in Australia for many years and originally from America. Here we talk about her experience in Australia and at the European Integral Conference 2018 in Hungary where she gave a workshop to the same topic. What did Hungary teach her?
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THE MYSTERY OF GROUP CO-CREATION
CHRISTINE DOAN
Christine is an integralist based in Australia for many years and originally from America.In this post we talk about how to change the world – by creating small groups of co-creation which work with different parameters than usual, inspired by integral practices
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COMMUNITY CLIMATE CHANGE CULTURES
JUNE 19th, 2018
Mike Bell tells us about his passion to spread information about climate change and what people can do about it. He uses his religious – spiritual  background to create communities able to take part in the climate change discourse
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May 1st, 2019
A COLLABORATIVE RELATIONSHIP WITH LIFE
With Michael Hoffman
Michael talks about his 2 books and emphasises the necessity of aligning our lives with our purpose and let the life come through us.
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NEW CIVILISATIONS, CONVERSATIONAL EXPERIMENTS AND COLLECTIVE INTELLIGENCE
JANUARY 11th, 2018
Flemming has been pioneering new ways of communication for decades. His goal is to help to create a new civilisation where we can speak intelligently and from our hearts by tapping into the field of collective intelligence. In our conversation we explore his approach and discuss the results of his experiments.
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WHY I LOVE BUT LEFT SOUTH AFRICA
JANUARY 4th, 2018
Keryn was born in Rhodesia and lived long periods of her life in Southern Africa, as well as i  America and in UK. Nelson Mandela was the hope for a better life in South Africa, but after his death things went worse, not only for the population of white skin color, but for everybody, as the following administrations were not able to maintain what was achieved before.
Keryn tells us about the country she is so in love with, but which doesn’t offer her a way to support herself, as opposed to the UK, where she is based at the moment.
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GETTING OLDER IN DENMARK with Bettina Hartman

MARCH 24th, 2017:

This conversation is part of our first season of CONSCIOUS AGEING. Bettina  has grown up and lives in Denmark, one of these Northern Europe countries which have entered fully into postmodernism where caring for the marginalised is a central topic. She talks about her life and how it has developed and what the future might look like.

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AFTER SHOW CHAT – BETTINA HARTMANN: LIFE IN DENMARK
MARCH 24th, 2017
In the after show chat we were joined by Gregory Stankov from Bulgaria, who was interested in the question how life differs for older people in his country and others. He has to take care for his aging parents and has to face the connected challenges.
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GETTING OLD IN INDIA
APRIL 10th, 2018
Winnie Singh describes the situation in India which, for Western ears, is often still incredibly brutal, especially for women. She is active helping widows to stay alive and have a decent life when they get abandoned from their families as soon as their husbands die.
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RISING CONSCIOUSNESS THROUGH NATURE
DECEMBER 14TH, 2017
PAULA AND Karuna talk about their projects in the world, especially “INTO THE WILD PORTUGAL”
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