Curiosity-driven learning: Following joy by wandering the web

wilfing noun the activity of browsing the Internet without any particular purpose Octalysis: Gamification & behavioural change Harness the power of play 😍 Yu-kai Chou Within an hour I’d signed up to Octalysis Prime on a $1, 30 day trial: Looked at OP website Watched TED Talk Did a quiz to unlock the trial Internally […]

Weeknotes: My learning plan for effective, joyful asynchronous study

Behind the scenes: How I planned my distance learning with Amplify & Earnable this weekend Daily blogging challenge for April 2021 Reflecting on overwhelm with buckets My week in pictures – daily diary drawings Highlights of my daily blogging challenge I started a daily blogging challenge this month. Here’s an overview of what I’ve done […]

Weeknotes: Courage over fear and process over product

It’s playtime: Developing a growth mindset meets generative over productive. In other words, process over product and embracing courage. Creative rest and energy are my watchwords. In other words, it’s time to play! Things I learned the week ending 7th Feb Well, this whole entry is about stuff I’m learning this week… Maybe to summarise […]

The week that started 7th September 2020

Learning to look after myself better So, I participated in training for Building Resilience and Finding Balance, by work’s internal learning & development team and Brooklyn Minds, respectively. Some of the things I learned/re-learned: I already have resilience. Becoming (more) resilient is about boosting existing skills, as well as building new ones. Hobbies that are […]

The week that started 13th April 2020

Learning things So, this week I started a free course called The Science of Well-being. It’s by psychology professor Laurie Santos of Yale and it’s on Coursera (love Coursera). Grateful to my colleague for letting me know about it, because it’s brilliant. Whizzed through week 1, and now practising using my character strengths. Regardless of […]

The week that started 16th December

Slowly musing on the year that’s ending, and gradually starting to think about the year to come. All I’ve considered for next year is my tree learning plan. And some vague thoughts about collaborating to survive in the hellscape of late capitalism. 2019 life changing events Nature Connectors by Wild in the City in April […]