Being human

Last week Bernadette Jiwa offered a wonderful quote in her post Only Human.

…human-beings, who as neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor says, are feeling creatures that think, not the thinking creatures who feel, we like to believe we are.

Bernadette Jiwa, Only Human

What a brilliant insight that turns our millennia of Greek thinking on its head!

It’s not easy looking ‘upside down’, at least initially…

But it fundamentally shifts our perspective on what we need and what might be missing if we are to thrive.