Curious About Curiosity

  • What are your early childhood messages about being curious?

‘Curiosity killed the cat’, ‘don’t be so nosy’, ‘don’t pry into other people’s business’, ‘it’s none of your business’, ‘asking personal questions is rude’.  These are just a few of my childhood messages about curiosity.

Elizabeth Gilbert in Big Magic talks about how curiosity helped her … Read more


Anger

We were talking about anger the other night, a group of us; men and women.  On the whole we concluded that anger is a tough emotion to know how to deal with.

P and I fall out about anger…often.  My anger goes up like a firework, makes a lot of crackles and then fades just … Read more


Do Be Do

Dobedo.

Sounds like it should be a refrain to a song.  It is in fact the refrain to our lives; are we human beings or human doings.

In our society we are judged by what we do, what we achieve and what we accomplish.  When we were young we were praised for the things that … Read more


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