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How can you have peace with inequality? — Virginia Satir
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Part II: Clues For Knowing If You Are Being a Conscious Creator/Co-Creator During Unsettling Times

In March 2016, I presented eight of twenty-four clues for knowing if you are being a conscious creator/co-creator in your personal, societal, and global life spaces during unsettling times. Here I want to present briefly the next eight clues. Overall, the purpose in presenting and sharing these twenty-four clues is that as human beings we are, in my view, at a point in our evolution, individually and collectively, whereby we can figure out how to consciously choose to grow with joy. While the first eight clues might best be characterized as
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August 2015 Membership Meeting

Hi All Your AHP Board just completed its annual Summer Board meeting, July 9-11, in Los Angeles. One of the outcomes of that meeting is that we want you to SAVE THE DATE, August 15, 2015, 9 am (pacific time) or 12:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time), for a call-in AHP Membership Meeting. The call-in conference call number is: (605) 475-4000 Participant Access Code: 708529# The goal of this membership meeting is to get your ideas and input for consciously moving the Association forward, using positive and constructive energy. Before the development of
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Membership Meeting Reminder

Hi AHP Members and Potential Members This is just a quick reminder that there is a call-in AHP Membership Meeting this upcoming Saturday, August 15, 2015, 9 am (pacific time) or 12 noon (Eastern Standard Time). The call-in conference call number is: 605-475-4000 Participant Access Code: 708529# The goal of this membership meeting is to get your ideas and input for consciously moving the Association forward, using positive and constructive energy. Please join us, even if you are not a current member, but may be thinking about joining. We would very much appreciate
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New Features for AHP Members

Dear AHP Members, We have officially completed our members meeting and happy to report the positive feedback from members who attended the phone call. We would like to encourage all members and those interested in joining to attend our future membership meetings which will be announced on this blog. Remember that your feedback during membership meetings helps shape the future of AHP as well as the features available on our site. Below you can read about some important features that we have launched today. Members Submissions to Perspective Online A
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Dr. King’s Timeless Message To Psychologists and The World

On January 18, 2016, we pause to honor and give respect to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for his transformative social justice messages and actions in service to the United States and the world. I want to take this opportunity, therefore, to share some excerpts from one of Dr. King’s messages to psychologists, and by implication to the world. The message was delivered on September 1, 1967 to the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues at the American Psychological Association Convention. Here are some excerpts from Dr. King’s
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Part I: Clues For Knowing If You Are Being A Conscious Creator/Co-Creator During Unsettling Times

Given the fear-provoking and divisive political climate and extremist thinking and actions currently happening in the United States and on the global stage, it is very important, in my view, to become and to be conscious creators and not simply reactive robots during unsettling times. But, how do you know if you are being a conscious creator/co-creator in your personal, societal, and global life spaces? I previously presented “Eight Perspectives For Staying Grounded When The World ‘Seems’ Insane”. The intention of that message was to suggest some perspectives to keep
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AHP President Receives Bronze Best Book Medal Award

According to Independent Publishers, “the purpose of the Living Now Book Awards is to celebrate the innovation and creativity of newly published books that can help us improve the quality of our lives…” The Living Now Book Awards, therefore, “are designed to bring increased recognition to the year’s very best lifestyle books and their creators.” Gold, silver, and bronze medals are awarded in five “Evergreen Medal” categories in recognition of the “Year’s Best Books for Better Living.” The five categories are: EVERGREEN MEDAL FOR WORLD PEACE EVERGREEN MEDAL FOR HEALTH
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The Power of Gratitude

Hi All During this season of family togetherness, giving thanks, and giving gifts, I wanted to express my gratitude to all the “kindred spirits” in the world for your wonderful “energy gifts” to the world. It is my belief that we are all creators and fellow journeyers on this tiny planet in the cosmos, seeking to express our higher truth, wisdom, and love in the best way that we can. And, while we may play various roles in various arenas to assist one another  on our various paths for growth, it all
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A Humanistic Approach To Politics: AHP’s Call For A Politics Of Truth

By Dr. Carroy (Cuf) Ferguson, Ph.D. AHP President  As human beings on this tiny planet in the cosmos we call Earth, we live as “citizens” in a variety of people-determined land demarcations that we call countries, each with its own unique version of politics.  Citizens in the United States and people in the world, therefore, are engaged in a variety of political dramas.  It is fair to say that in the United States and globally, the current political climate is very divisive. We, as an educational Association for Humanistic Psychology (AHP), therefore,
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A Way To Exercise Your Personal Power: Vote

A Way To Exercise Your Personal Power: Vote By Dr. Carroy (Cuf) Ferguson, Ph.D.  As a psychological and educational association, the Association for Humanistic Psychology (AHP) nurtures a conscious focus on the values of human dignity and humane societies. Currently, the divisive political climate nationally and globally and the lack of sensitivity and civility directed toward our individual and collective human being-ness cry out for a different way “to be.” In that regard, I previously wrote an AHP blog, which I want to call attention to again as the United
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Part III. Clues For Knowing If You Are Being A Conscious Creator During Unsettling Times: A Call For Conscious Action NOW

Dr. Carroy (Cuf) Ferguson, Ph.D. This is the third installment related to 24 clues for knowing if you are being a conscious creator during unsettling times. Indeed, during such times, it is important to be “conscious creators” in order to maintain a focus on and to nurture the evolution of human consciousness.  It is also fair to say that during unsettling times, each person on the planet, nationally and globally, encounters a variety of choices in this regard to their conscious evolution. The first installment of 8 clues, presented March 22,
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Shining A “Humanistic Light” on Racism

Dr. Carroy (Cuf) Ferguson, Ph.D. On July 14, 2019, race-linked tweets, filled with racially charged negative rhetoric, began to emerge for a country, the United States, to grapple once more with its past, present, and future.  The tweets were directed toward four duly elected women of color in Congress.  In this light, the phenomenon of racism, yet again, was abruptly made more overt, rather than covert.  Indeed, it is fair to say that the phenomenon of racism is often an “unconscious or veiled phenomenon” for some.  And, while there are those who would