Welcome to the sixth of an eight part series with Koren Motekaitis of How She Really Does It.
Join Hiro and Koren in this conversation about lifelong learning, the many forms it takes, and exploration of ourselves and our world. Asking what you need to feel safe to enter the uncertainty of learning, Hiro shares about her travels to Germany and around her own neighborhood.
3:00 The innate curiosity of children
6:04 The notion that learning is limited to one aspect of our lives does not match reality
8:08 Learning is not a choice, it’s a biological and cultural imperative
10:24 The willingness to learn is the willingness to be changed by what we encounter
19:13 There are stages in learning that require us to lean on others and there are stages we have to do by ourselves
21:45 Learning in the moment vs processing a lesson after the moment
26:02 Any change makes everything change
28:15 Learning as an archeological dig – energetically and spiritually vs intellectually, emotionally and physically
31:24 Being a “slow learner” is moving at a pace that allows and invites every part of yourself to move together
37:46 Looking at learning over the course of a year
43:00 The fun of learning