Articles

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

Social Change

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

Thoughts on the World Situation

Various Streams of Thought About Reality

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 Life: A Simple Framework

Two Missing Conversations

Diversity and Liberation

 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

The Broadway Bicycle Boy & The Mafia Hit Man

A Process of Emotional Healing

Inherent Nature poster

Support Groups — Why & How

How to Lead an Equal Time Support Group

Buddhism

 The Four Circles of Buddhism

Mindfulness and Emotional Healing

Relational Mindfulness Practices

A Glimpse of Emptiness

Someone Committed to Your Awakening

YouthBuild As Engaged Practice

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

Personal Reflections and Experiences

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

The Broadway Bicycle Boy & The Mafia Hit Man

Really Meeting Someone 

Revelation 10.05

The Continuum of Attention

Aim and 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, Youth Transformation, & Youth Leadership

Conscious Evolution and Young People

Youth Transformation and Us

YouthBuild As Engaged Practice

A Sample Menu of Transformative Practices for Young People