the fourth space

those spaces in between life, thinking, the physical world, and humanity

Creating something new and mindfulness

Ellen Langer discusses mindfulness versus intelligence. Intelligence is responding to the situation and/or variables at hand; mindfulness is creating something new, giving meaning to outcomes, controlling reality by identifying several possible perspectives from which any situation can be viewed.

Langer, E. (1997). The Power of Mindful Learning. DeCapo Press.



One comment on “Creating something new and mindfulness

  1. SarabethBerk
    February 8, 2013

    Oh- this is so good. I needed to understand this differentiation better. Glad you posted it.

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