April 2018

4 pillars of self-development

CHIARA TOWNLEY describes four human qualities that have helped to remain open and keep her sense of wonder alive. In the first years of life, we are eager to learn how to walk and speak. Then we go to school and study a variety of subjects – our minds are open to receive, like sponges. When we become adults, we spend more time reinforcing our existing beliefs and creating separation between us and ‘the other’, instead of learning from our differences. Self-development is not possible if we close ourselves into our cocoon;......

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3 questions on digital detox

Ravi Ravendran Retired Project Director, Wellington, New Zealand In the early ’70s, when I went to London to further my studies, telephone calls were so expensive that I only managed to speak to my...

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