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Translibrium: Quest-ioning Homeostasis

Translibrium: ‘Trans’ comes from the Greek ‘across’, and ‘librium’ is from the Greek ‘libra’ which connotes both balance (equilibrium) and freedom (‘libre’, liberty). “The object of the pilgrimage turned out to be…

Exploring a Curiosity in Mindfulness

I've seen a lot of chatter about mindfulness recently. It seems to be "in fashion" right now. I have seen it referenced recently for change activity, I've also seen it as part of wellness packages and employee assistance programs. It's definitely…

When Vulnerability Is Aggressive

Another theme in Nik’s post on Curiosity and Vulnerability, is being curious about what lays hidden beneath, causing “resistance, obfuscation, evasion and even aggression.” In an idle moment, my daughter Googled ‘Millennials are...’…

Curiosity Lab: Curiosity & Mindfulness with Eugene Peng

December 11 @ 12:30 - 4:30 pm Dec. 11, 12:30 – 4:30 Spadina Centre for Social Innovation, 215 Spadina Ave., Toronto Potluck Lunch @ 12:30 Curiosity Labs or open to all & free of charge. ——– Pause. Take a breath. Inhale…………..…

Vulnerability: making the best out of imperfection

Nik ended his vulnerability blog with “vulnerability ... requires bravery and courage.  Bravery and courage are the attributes of warriors.  So, to remain steadfastly curious, you need to be a warrior.” It reminds me that there is also…

Our first workshop! Cultivating Competence in Curiosity

We held our very first workshop, Cultivating Competence in Curiosity, on October 1 - 2, 2015.  A full-scale test run you could say.  Our first cohort were fantastically engaged and engaging, smart, honest and generous, and we were just plain…