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Integral Life Practice (ILP) is an approach to well-being, awareness and transformation that works unsurprisingly Integrally!
Rather than just focus on merely one aspect of the Self, ILP brings a whole and balanced approach to realising the full spectrum of your being. This gives us a kind of spiritual cross-training that supports the development of different aspects of the self which actually speeds up the developmental process by ensuring at all aspects of the self are being worked with.
This article follows on from Don't Look Down - Can you see the Integral in Urban Free Climbing? Pt1 in which I started to examine the Integral Health aspects of the Channel 4 programme Don't Look Down. I have been facinated by the insight into James Kingston's life through this and was inspired to look at some of the Integral and health aspects of this lifestyle choice and how it could relate to stage development and other Integral concepts.
Welcome back for part three of the exploration of the Integral and health aspects that I have been inspired to write about following James Kingston's fabulous programme on Channel 4, Don't Look Down. If you haven't already checked out the first two parts of this you can do so by following these links Don't Look Down - Can you see the Integral in Urban Free Climbing? Pt1 and
I was fascinated last week to watch the Channel 4 programme Don't Look Down, about urban free climber James Kingston last Sunday. Fascinated not like so many because of the danger aspect to it or because of how irresponsible those in the programme were being for doing what they have (and will continue to do) such as reported in Metro News or Cambridge News. But as I sat there, all I could see, was the understanding that has come from the last few years of studying Integral Theory and the work of David Deida. I felt great compassion for James and the others and had a real urge to want to talk to them about what I know and compare it to their experience of the hanging and free climbing they engage in.