Author Archives: Mariette Groenenboom, educator at Zivaya

The Roaring Twenties 2.0 are here!

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How to be a Mensch?

This question entered my mind following last weeks fabulous Amsterdam concerts by ‘I’m Your Man’ Leonard Cohen. Just as in 2008 and 2009 I’m totally in awe of LC… His concerts are a magical event because of the whole ‘package’ i.e. the music, … Continue reading

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Get In Tune With Your Self

Human beings have different selves, or more specifically, we have multiple levels of the self. Our ego identity is one of them. This is the part we need to develop on our path from early childhood to adulthood. The ego identity allows us to get … Continue reading

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De Vreedzame Wijk

De tekst op de poster hiernaast luidt als volgt: ‘De Vreedzame Wijk Pedagogische samenhang en verbinding tussen school, straat en thuis. Binnen De Vreedzame Wijk hanteren basisscholen, wijkwelzijnsorganisaties en anderen samen eenzelfde pedagogische aanpak: De Vreedzame School. Een programma waarin … Continue reading

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The Inner Hero

Just last month in August 2011, I participated at the Open UP Festival in the south of The Netherlands.   The festival’s theme song (or ‘UP song’ as it is actually called), written by the talented Martine Boerstra, was inspired by Joseph Campbell’s book ‘The Hero’s Journey’. Joseph Campbell … Continue reading

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Zivaya Playshop – Limmoed 2011

 Achteraf bracht de  Zivaya Playshop* op Limmoed 2011 mij het mooiste geschenk dat ik had kunnen wensen. Want als ik al twijfelde of het concept achter de Playshops zou werken, dan is die twijfel nu geheel verdwenen.  * Een Zivaya Playshop is een speelse, … Continue reading

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