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Podcast competition – finally!

I looked up podcasts on cohousing and intentional communities and only found some one off episodes.  They are fine and I listened to all the ones that I found.  But, there isn’t a cohousing/IC podcast focus, until now. Of course, … Continue reading

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A breath of fresh air podcast on cohousing

https://www.dw.com/en/co-housing-a-green-alternative-to-the-family-home/av-60173034 This show dives into many aspects of sharing home spaces.  The host, Neil King, interviews Dr. Sally Augustin, an environmental psychologist,on how our brains work.  She says you need a space that is your territory and you can control. … Continue reading

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another day another cohousing article

I found another article on cohousing. https://www.independent.co.uk/independentpremium/long-reads/should-live-commune-communal-living-benefits-b1976507.html I like what the researcher says: “One thing I would say,” notes Stevens-Wood, “is that it can be very intense.” The researcher has spent a great deal of time studying intentional communities, spending … Continue reading

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Blame it on the Stars – astrology mapping out cohousing

My friend has learned a lot about astrology this year and led an online workshop on astrology charts. I have so much respect for her and all she has learned since it was a foregin language to me.  Makes me … Continue reading

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Will we all be shamed, Monica Lewinsky?

I googled public humiliation. I was trying to see how others dealt with being a scapegoat. I came across a great article written by Monica Lewinsky. She knows a thing or two about this.  I admire her work to stop … Continue reading

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warped studies on cohousing?

Here is a study on cohousing and cohousing like places. As I read it I wondered how valid these studies can be. Do they ever talk to the people who left? Those who stay are obviously happy with their community … Continue reading

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Loneliness, not as big a deal as previously thought

I was in the car a lot yesterday and heard NPR’s Best of my Knowledge show on Loneliness.  My ears perked since cohousing is given as the solution.  Yet, the author interviewed made a distinction between loneliness and solitude.  She … Continue reading

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what is cohousing podcast

This episode has a lot of information for those who are curious about what is cohousing and those ready to start forming and building one.  Mathilde Berthe and Erik Bonnett of Studio+ co-hab, an architect firm, tell us about their … Continue reading

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Help me, Mediator, you’re our only hope!

“I tried to make the case that you cannot successfully build community by sacrificing relationships on the altar of your principles.“ I love this quote by today’s blog post from Laird.  I think I needed to hear it. I’m sad … Continue reading

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Another piece on cohousing

Here is another write up on cohousing. It is so difficult to find a balanced piece. Yet, this one has a feminist perspective so that’s a little different.

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