Articles

Articles and publications by John Bell.   (A few titles appear under more than one category due to relevancy) 

SOCIAL JUSTICE

 A Personal Journey Through Social Change, Emotional Healing, & Spiritual Practice 

Climate Crisis As a Door of Collective Awakening

Are You Ready To Fight?

The Human Condition: Nine Streams of Thought

The Working Poor & the Middle Class: Friendly Advice for Presidential Candidates

Breakdown or Breakthrough: Reflections on the World Situation

Freedom Traditions of the West and the East Need Each Other

What Is To Be Done By a Leadership Group Intent on Changing the World?

Sept. 11 — This Is Because That Is

Letter to President Bill Clinton to End Poverty

Globilization: Monster or Marvel?

The Purpose of Society is to Support the Purpose of Life: A Simple Framework

Inner Peace for Outer Action. Reflections on the Need to Tie Inner Development to Social Change


DIVERSITY, OPPRESSION, AND LIBERATION

What Happened to Men that 11 Million Women Said #MeToo?

How I Came to the Work of White Awakening and Dismantling Racism

 Understanding Adultism

The Four I’s of Oppression 

Eliminating Internalized Oppression

A Framework for Personal Liberation Work  


LEADERSHIP

 Key Ideas About Leadership

A Few Questions About Love, Learning, Leadership, and Liberation

What Is To Be Done By a Leadership Group Intent on Changing the World?


EMOTIONAL HEALING

Mafia Hit Man Transforms

Broadway Bicycle Boy

A Process of Emotional Healing

Inherent Nature poster

Alida’s Unraveling: Reflections on Our Mental Health System

Personal Support Groups — Why & How


BUDDHISM

 The Four Pillars of Buddhism

Mindfulness and Emotional Healing

Relational Mindfulness Practices

Is It Noise or Sound?

Someone Committed to Your Awakening

YouthBuild. An Example of Socially Engaged Practice

Vietnam, You, and Me. A Letter to Thich Nhat Hanh


PERSONAL REFLECTIONS & EXPERIENCES

Nothing Bad Will Ever Happen To Me

Alida’s Unraveling: Reflections on Our Mental Health System

A Personal Journey Integrating Social Change, Emotional Healing, & Spiritual Practice

Really Meeting Someone

Mafia Hit Man Transforms

Broadway Bicycle Boy

The Continuum of Attention

A Question When Looking for Work: What Is My Purpose in Life?


WORKING WITH YOUNG PEOPLE

The Birth of YouthBuild

Understanding Adultism

Young People’s Contributions to Social Transformation

Creating Conditions for Good Learning, Thinking, and Decision-Making

Youth Development, Transformation, & Leadership

Conscious Evolution and Young People

Looking in the Mirror: How Our Transformation Impacts Youth Transformation

YouthBuild. An Example of Socially Engaged Practice

Life Transforming Practices for Young People