Tenderness personalizes everything to which it relates, making it possible to give it a voice, to give it the space and the time to come into existence, and to be expressed. It is thanks to tenderness that the teapot starts to talk. --Olga Tokarczuk

Storytelling & the Art of Tenderness

Storytelling & the Art of Tenderness

Dec 9, 2022-- "Like all orientations of the spirit, tenderness is a story we tell ourselves -- about each other, about the world, about our place in it and our power in it. Like all narratives, the strength of our tenderness reflects the strength and sensitivity of our storytelling. That is what the Polish psychologist turned poet and novelist Olga Tokarczuk explores in her Nobel Prize acceptance speech." Maria Popova shares more. (2849 reads)

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