Some reflections to mark the 10th anniversary of Occupy

A woman in jeans and a black coat and black and white scarf sitting on a concrete bench at Occupy Wall Street, with a blue tarp in the background. She is holding a sign that reads “Stand together for change! Those say it can not be done should not interrupt the people doing it. Join us!”
A member of the Occupy movement. Photo: Debra M. Gaines, CC BY 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons


On reclaiming the power of myth as guiding force for good

A facing-upwards image of an old fashioned lamp with some lit up trees in the background. The entire image is tinted purple.
Photo by Jr Korpa on Unsplash

“Climate change is a myth”

“Trickle down economics is a myth”

“It’s a myth that gum takes seven years to digest in your stomach”


Shifting narratives by meeting people where they are at

This is an image of a white guy in a jeans and a dark blue hoodie who is screaming into the receiver of a payphone and gesturing angrily.
Photo by Alexandra Mirgheș on Unsplash


Re-authoring my inherited narratives of colonisation in Aotearoa New Zealand


Overcoming the Dualistic Mind to Save the World

Photo credit: Wiktionary


A double ended silver wrench that is curved in the middle, against a black backdrop
Photo by Matt Artz on Unsplash


Short reviews of what has inspired and entertained me this year.

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When our Stories of Self No Longer Serve Us

Photo by Den Trushtin on Unsplash


Individualism has failed. Time for a new narrative of unity.

Photo by Steve Leisher on Unsplash


Systems change needs to start with culture change

Alina Siegfried

Storytelling | Narrative | Systems Change | Spoken Word | Currently writing a book on storytelling, narrative & systems change | www.alinasiegfried.com/book

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