Learning can be stressful – throwing learning to the dogs

If stress can cause this kind of physical response in dogs imagine what a nervous learner can be suffering!

Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one’s self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily; and why older persons, especially if vain or important, cannot learn at all. ~ Thomas Szasz, U.S psychiatrist

Here’s to training that soothes ruffled feathers, calms the nerves and is both welcoming and inclusive … so that learning can happen.


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