Tag: boundaries

  • The Big No: The Value of Boundaries.

    I tend toward the YIN, meaning feminine, meaning soft and earthy. Recently, I had the opportunity to express my YANG, meaning masculine, meaning strong and fiery. And it was hard and it gave me a splitting headache and vertigo and insomnia, but in the end it was GOOD. It feels so good to say know […]

  • Bowing Out of the Learning Circle.

    The individual is of first importance, not the system. ~J. Krishnamurti My experiences in my first six years as a school teacher showed me unequivocally that the system is of first importance in a traditional school setting—not the individual. Testing took precedence over learning. Administrators admonished teachers with frequent reminders of the rules and references […]