#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 […]

[VIDEO] Ken Robinson on Flourishing

Just enjoyed watching this video re ‘finding our purpose in life’, and how family, education, work, and culture can limit the possibilities:

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 […]

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 homeĀ 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 […]

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 […]