#EmptyShelf17 #21 The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*** by @IAmMarkManson

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson My rating: 5 of 5 stars I enjoyed this - especially once got past the F*** that pepper the first chapter! There's a lot of serious material in here that's well worth reading - debating suggesting it to students as a book on knowing values/motivations ... The thread that 'death comes to us all' and therefore…

Life’s Regrets?

Really fascinating piece and a good reminder as to what are the important things in life - as expressed by those on their deathbed to their nurses. 1) Living a life true to yourself 2) Not working so hard 3) Having courage to express true feelings 4) Stayed in touch with friends: It is common for anyone in a busy lifestyle to let friendships slip. But when you are faced with your approaching death, the…

Have you read ‘Less is More’ by @Echosounda?

I have spent much of the last 10-12 years, ever since we moved from our large home in Sussex to a much smaller one in Suffolk (not that I have ever truly lived in Suffolk), in gradually trying to declutter and focus more and more on what's important. I feel that I still have a long way to go, but having spent last weekend in some serious decluttering (the physical space is nearly there, the electronic needs some…

Is it worth ‘teacher coaching’ at University?

Is 'teacher training' at Higher Education level worthwhile? Well, as someone who's in the Learning & Teaching Development Unit, clearly I think so! I completed my PGCLTHE earlier this year, and found it great to challenge my thinking on the way that I teach, and it's changed my practice hugely. There's plenty of comments on this story in the Times Higher Education: Where academics were instructed on how to teach better, Dr Robson said, peer…
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