I use this concept myself, and with clients.
I think it describes very well what happens when we hold onto anger beyond the point at which it is useful to us – and when we hold a grudge. Continue reading “Holding onto anger…”
I was inspired this week by a meeting I went to on e-learning to share the following (short but effective) videos with you.
Here’s the first one (just under 5 minutes). As you’ll see, some of the statistics are already out of date (it’s from 2014) and you might disagree with some of the predictions, but I think it illustrates really well just how fast things are moving…
And, aimed more at the world of business, and only 2½ minutes long, I rather like this one, too:
I read an interesting BBC article recently: ‘Why paper is the real killer app.’
Even though I use my laptop, phone and tablet a lot for work and socially, writing the old-fashioned way – using pen and paper – still has its place in my life.
And it seems there are plenty of people who agree with me. Continue reading “Paper Still Has a Place in Our Digital World”
Synecdochically… what a great sounding word!
You might not know what it means – and before watching lexicographer Erin McKean’s highly entertaining TED talk I’d never even heard of it.
McKean discusses the future of dictionaries in the age of the internet – which might sound dry but her presentation certainly isn’t – it’s full of life and humour and easy to understand. Continue reading “Synecdochically Speaking … and Word of the Year 2016”
As the UK school summer holiday comes to an end I’m wondering about everyone who went away recently – and those who ‘staycationed’.
A holiday is defined in The Cambridge Dictionary as:
“…a time when someone does not go to work or school but is free to do what they want, such as travel or relax.”
Did you do what you wanted? How did it go?
Better than expected, pretty much according to plan – or were you disappointed? Continue reading “What Did YOU Do on Holiday?”