Restoring the Balance: Wisdom and Spirit of the Age

John Wattis, Melanie Rogers, Stephen Curran, Gulnar Ali

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Facing multiple challenges, from coronavirus to climate degradation, we need to re-examine where we are now and ask how individuals, organisations and society can move forward to a better future. Attention to issues, such as ‘spirit’ and ‘spirituality’, is a vital part of this movement. Based on a model developed to encourage relational aspects of health care practice, we argue that the complexity of contemporary issues requires a holistic approach incorporating three different angles: organisational culture, personal development and specific spiritual competencies. We explore how our culture is out of balance and suggest ways to build a better future.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationShaping Wise Futures
Subtitle of host publicationA shared responsibility
EditorsJoy Higgs, Janice Orrell, Diane Tasker, Narelle Patton
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9789004505544
ISBN (Print)9789004505537, 9789004505520
Publication statusPublished - 28 Oct 2021

Publication series

NamePractice Futures
ISSN (Print)2665-9263


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