The Mighty Heart in Action

Did you know…

That when you listen deeply to someone who is angry or aggressive, it will be transformative for both of you?

That you can make faster and better decisions with your heart than with your head?

That inner work multiplies the effectiveness of your work in the world?


2022 - Dr. Scilla Elworthy

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The Mighty Heart

This short guidebook offers you the experience of people who have been preventing and resolving conflict for decades. Here you will find practical, non-technical guidance for how to build your ‘Mighty Heart’, because the heart is the secret to all transformation. In this guidebook you will build the capacity and skills to have ‘courageous conversations’, to engage your feminine intelligence (available equally to men as to women), to understand how to work with and tame your inner critic, how to use anger as a fuel for transformation, and most importantly how to develop Presence.

2020 - Dr. Scilla Elworthy

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The Business Plan for Peace

Many people feel powerless in the face of what they see on TV or read in the news – a world in crisis, with wars and violence taking place across the globe. In my upcoming book Business Plan for Peace I teach you how to step out of helplessness and apply your own personal skills do something about challenges now facing us.

2017 - Dr. Scilla Elworthy

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Pioneering the Possible: Awakened Leadership for a World That Works

Most human beings worldwide are anxious about the future, afraid for their children, and dissatisfied by their lives, but have no idea what to do about it. This book is the first to address these anxieties head on by envisaging a future that could work for all, demonstrating with live examples how that future is already emerging, and profiling the people who are already living it.

2014 - Dr. Scilla Elworthy

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Power & Sex: A Book About Women

Can power be wielded with integrity and responsibility? How do we oppose domination and power without using force or escalating conflict? Author and former UNESCO consultant Scilla Elworthy, Ph.D., takes on these timely and important issues in her groundbreaking book. Dr. Elworthy calls upon men and women to replace their distorted notions of “male” power and domination with a new, inner power, developed through the body, mind, and spirit.

1996 - Dr. Scilla Elworthy

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Soul Power

Now is a pivotal time. There is an opportunity to engage the whole of humanity in an evolutionary advance, if only we can understand what’s happening and why. This book helps us do just that. Our brilliant technological culture inflicts intolerable stress on us because it grants no value to feelings and allows no time for relationship with the soul.

2009 - Co-authored with Anne Baring

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Everyone’s Guide to Achieving Change

Since 1982, Oxford Research Group has been building trust between policy-makers, academics, the military and civil society. This handbook is designed to introduce the reader to the dialogue approach to achieving political and social change. It is based on ORG’s 25 years’ experience of working through research and dialogue to progressively marginalise the role and legitimacy of nuclear weapons in world politics, and to develop realistic non-military alternatives to the prevailing security orthodoxy.

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2007 - The Oxford Research Group

Peace Begins With Me

This little book was written by Dr Scilla Elworthy for young people as an introduction to self reflection and peace building.

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Price: £5.00 + £2.50 P&P.

2011 - Dr. Scilla Elworthy

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