Electronic/World Wide Web>Blog:  Schlosberg, Paul B. (04/22/2010), Postmodernism and "Beginner's Mind", Positive Well-being - Positive, Transformative Living , Retrieved on 2014-03-03
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    03 MAR 2014

     Postmodernism is the Buddhist "Beginner's Mind"

    Ancient Taoist and Zen masters wrote about something called, "beginner's mind," or translated, the Japanese word shosin. In contemporary counseling the revolution taking place is finally catching onto their ancient message. Until around the 1990's a therapist was considered expert, authority, and guide until diverse voices challenged that position, including feminist thought, multiculturalism, person-centered thought, and an emerging preventive and wellness paradigm in healthcare. These chall...
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    It's a philosophy that pushes people to see things as if they were new.