Ingredients for Growth – Curiosity

Curiosity killed the cat. How many times have you heard that expression? It was something I’d be told sometimes when I was a child, by an adult who didn’t have the time or patience to answer my questions. But my goodness, what a disastrous message to give a child! For it turns out that curiosityContinue reading “Ingredients for Growth – Curiosity”

Ingredients of Growth – Courage

I watched Brené Brown’s The Call to Courage recently with my daughter. It’s a brilliant presentation and I highly recommend watching it, particularly with your teens. One of the interesting facts she highlights in her show is that while our culture values courage and considers it a virtue, it seems to simultaneously consider vulnerability a weakness.Continue reading “Ingredients of Growth – Courage”