Good news for those of us who go to the cinema too enjoy movies! But it's got me thinking; are those Lunch and Learn sessions I've been doing a waste of time?
Forgetting can be healthy. Traditions, cultures, loyalties and rewards are built on remembering, but then so are feuds, vendettas, comeuppance and hatred. All things considered, isn't remembering is vastly over-rated? Someone should speak up for forgetting, it's a much-needed talent.
Can we unlearn being adult and rediscover a sense of novelty and awe? Childhood experience can be vivid, but that fades as we get older.
Does our past act as an indelible watermark on our lives? Clearly not, but that doesn't stop many people (and some professionals in the mental health field), acting as though it does. Judith Claybourne's TED video is insightful and highly relevant for anyone who believes that we are victims of our past.