Date Archives March 2009

Telling Younger From Older

One way that a child stands out: emotions don’t “stick” with them more than 15 minutes. It is as if their personas are teflon coated so emotions slide off. Sure the normal interactions of the day will bring anger, frustration, sadness, joy, etc. But what’s remarkable is that these dispositions move along, like clouds moseying across a blue sky to make an appointment beyond the horizon.Adults, well, all too often emotions stick to us one at a time, the way barnacles latch to the hull of a ship. Think of… Read More