Frameworks

The six learning realms

This framework is one of my own, developed at a time when I was thinking about my son’s educational needs and wanting to make sure I had a sense of the big picture there. Taking a high-level view, what does a human need to know/learn in order to thrive in their life?

Life Patterns

One partner stays home

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For good reason, Western society has evolved beyond a system that determines a person’s role based on rigid gender norms of manual work and war-making for men, homemaking and childrearing for women. This does not mean, however, that a division of labour between the members of a household is always and in every respect or possible configuration a bad thing.

Frameworks

PERMA

Despite sterling academic credentials, University of Pennsylvania professor Martin Seligman has been unabashed in his embrace of a career pop psychology. (“‘I’m rich,’ I announced to my mother on the phone.”)

Life Patterns

Cycling

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The bicycle is one of humanity’s most recent transportation innovations – more recent even that the locomotive or automobile. It is also perhaps the most healthy, elegantly simple and timeless of all of them.