We are the world’s soul — each of us individually, but more significantly — all of us integrated. Each of us has a responsibility, indeed an obligation, to purposefully pursue that connection with the essential spirit that resides in the core of this Universe. It is our job to facilitate the outward expansion of this core.
Across the globe today, nearly every educational system is being re-evaluated. Attempts to implement reform within these existing models are likely headed for failure. In a recent TED video talk, Sir Kenneth Robinson explains why reform alone is not enough, stating that it is simply an attempt to improve a broken model. Robinson firmly believes that a revolution — not an evolution — is needed in education.
In my previous post, Performance Anxiety: Understanding the Root of the Problem - Part One, I shared my perspective on the root cause of the problem and introduced the concepts of the "Voice Inside Your Head" (VIYH) as the problem and becoming the dispassionate observer or witness as the solution (read Part One to get up to speed). In Part Two, I will share some specific things you can do, techniques, if you will, to help you achieve a quiet mind and overcome performance anxiety. Here we go...
We all have these inspirational sources in our lives. They need not be celebrities. They only need our focused attention. They are our friends, family members, coworkers, pets, flowers, plants, trees, rivers, lakes, oceans, mountains and sky. They ebb and flow, rise and shine, move and groove or remain perfectly motionless so we can contemplate their beauty and pure essence.
So where does that lead us in the future? I think the generalities that exist and the assumptions we make about the generations, I don't know that that's going to go away in the next 10-15 years. How we get through this recession will be very telling in terms of what gets learned in the workforce. I 'm hoping that Baby Boomers will gain a new-found respect in the workplace.