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Chapter : Receptive Hands
This involves opening up to learning challenges.
Ask the questions:
- What does an open attitude towards learning mean?
- What happens when we have a closed mind?
I have employed this technique when children are negative about particular subjects. I employ it when I hear the cry ‘I hate.’ When this question of the hate is explored it often emerges that what the child is responding to is their lack of confidence rather than the subject. So I would ask them to do the following exercise but not from a point of view of forcing them to like what they say they hate – such a position will only make their feeling more entrenched and resistant – but from a spirit of open exploration out ...