My present approach to human growth is the outcome of early childhood experiences. When I was young, I loved to skate. Once the river in my home town was solidly frozen, I spent every free minute on the ice. As my body glided effortlessly, it seemed I was carving handwriting on the mirrorlike surface. After I had practiced ardently for hours, all restraint fell away, and the smooth shift of balance brought with it a sense of weightlessness. The joy of life that flowed through me in those days has never been forgotten. Thinking of it years later evoked the question: what is it that releases life?
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