Reflections on Sea Changes

Thoughts on transformation
by Lauralee Alben

Category Archives: Poetry

Transforming crisis into consciousness

From within the sanctum of inner transformation, the butterfly effect of each blessed one of us is amplifying the sea change in consciousness that is occurring right now. At this nexus of self, crisis, and life, we can use design as both vessel and revelation to evolve a flourishing world. 

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Grief Cry

There is a surreal aspect to the very real and raw nature of the COVID-19 pandemic. We didn’t imagine that the tipping point of this Great Transition would come in the form of a virus messenger wearing a crown.

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Loving the mystery: Mary Oliver’s legacy

I’ve been reflecting deeply on Mary Oliver’s love and mastery of the art of questioning — everything.

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Born to create | Part 5: Wisdom

Creativity sources from our souls. This unifying spirit is always flowing. Design with it for the highest good. Its intention is to co-evolve us. 

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What’s at risk? | Part 4: The Salt Doll

What is it about water that transforms risk into rewarding experiences? At the Blue Mind Summit, I heard the mesmerizing call of water in the inspiring talk by retired neurologist Dr. Andrew Stern, Founder of the Lost Bird Project and Smart Fin. He shared a story that embodies Flow, which we define in Sea Change […]

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What’s at risk?

What is it about water that transforms risk into rewarding experiences? Risk is an essential component of any sea change. At the Sea Change Design Institute, we work with leaders and organizations who are committed to co-creating life-revering transformations. At the sixth annual Blue Mind Summit, I searched for sea changes in the intriguing presentations by adventurers, […]

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The search for love

Our world is inflamed. We are crazed with grief and fear; held in the grip of conflict, war, and pain. This global scale of unspeakable suffering is reflected in the microcosm of our individual lives. Nearly every person I have coached in Sea Change Design over the past months has been wrestling with some degree of […]

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Why intend?

Intention is universal. It’s not unique to humans. Although for many, an anthropomorphic mindset prevents us from seeing that a great striving to create, to connect, and to evolve is resident within all beings. As I observe more keenly, I perceive intention at work everywhere.

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