I had this shift two years ago where I stopped thinking about my life in terms of success and started thinking of my life in terms of contribution.
I started thinking of myself as a contribution rather than as successful or not. Sean Ritchey.
Download our most recent interview with grown unschooler, Sean Ritchey.
An activist, entrepreneur and self described 'project architect,' Ritchey explains what he does as,"designing vehicles and platforms for people to work on things together in a different model than what has come before."
How does he best define himself? "A passionate and curious human first and foremost; grounded in pieces of gratitude."
To the comment, "unschooling is often criticized for being too idealistic and does not prepare kids for the real world," Ritchey responds that he agrees since generally speaking, unschooling does not prepare one to "work for the world of corporate America."
Unschooling prepares you to follow "what is in line with your passions and values."
He notices that "the more security you have the less freedom you have."
"Our culture generally tends to put more emphasis on security rather than freedom," observes Ritchey. "Unschoolers tend to swing their lives more on the side of freedom than security-generally speaking."
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