Life Stages Continued, Part 5: A New Space

Aviv Shahar with Daphne Neveras-Lupfer

September 3, 2021

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a new self
A core belief all along the development journey, especially as we grow older, is that it’s possible to give birth in ourselves to a new arising, an emergent truth or awareness that can transform and renew our lives; in a sense, we can “rebirth” ourselves. We can have the consideration that our tomorrows need not be just a continuation of today.

It’s making space in a life of intention and purpose for perceptions and dimensions of human possibility that are new and novel – an ongoing evolutionary process of discovery.

This series of conversations explores the attitudes, perceptions, behaviors and strategies that will enable us to not just continue, but accelerate growth and development in a life journey of continually unfolding possibility.

I'm trying to engage your intuitive sense about an unoccupied, unpopulated space, and that space is not just out there. That space is right here inside you, inside me, and in-between us. That is a space that's emergent. So emergent space is a space and permission - not crowded with everything that was. When we talk about giving birth to a new self, we are talking about moving into such a space.
Aviv Shahar

Daphne Neveras-Lupfer

Daphne Neveras-Lupfer

I recently retired from a successful and fulfilling Information Technology career growing and supporting a Fortune 100 company.  A critical goal, shaping the entirety of my professional career was effective life balance between family and work. I started exploring religion and developing my search for truth and meaning during my teen years when I first attended Catholic Mass. My inquiries have since taken two pivotal turns: when a former colleague introduced me to the Unity movement and when I discovered the writings of Thich Nhat Hanh and the precepts of Buddhism.
Aviv Shahar

Aviv Shahar

Aviv is the Founder of Aviv Consulting, helping leaders unleash strategic innovation, and is the author of Create New Futures: How Leaders Produce Breakthroughs and Transform the World Through Conversation.