Learning Versus Unlearning- A Takeaway from Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

I recently finished the New York Times bestselling memoir, Educated, by Tara Westover.  It is a book club’s dream title, as there are multiple themes and topics for discussion.  The author delves deeply into family relations, mental illness, women’s roles, off-grid living, holistic medicine, and more.  Like any good book, it made me think…  A…

Zen Pencils: Cartoon Quotes From Inspirational Folks, by Gavin Aung Than

As any teacher can attest, it is often infinitely easier to manage and “teach” our students than it is to teach our family and friends.  In my home, this is no exception. I have not-so-inconspicuously left books about mindfulness around my house so that my clan might pick them up and instantaneously become enlightened, and…