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One of my biggest hurdles: social anxiety

Since being in a situation that left my wants and needs (and voice) mostly muted, I’ve found that one of my biggest challenges in moving forward has been the┬ásocial anxiety that’s set in. 233 more words



Hello there, I finally got my accommodation offer through the other day, standard room rather than ensuite, because they were all taken. I am not too displeased if I am honest, I am pleased to get a room at all and sharing with 5 other adults isn’t going to be too bad! 346 more words


Home Schooling: Curriculum & Teaching Styles Part I

There are many different teaching styles when it comes to home school. From unschooling to classical teaching, the variety is tremendous. I will give a very brief description of a few of these methods for you, but if you want to know more detail or about more methods, just look online and you will find a huge variety of methods to learn more about. 809 more words


A Dialogue on Foundational Values and Principles for the Sustainable Development Goals, UN DPI/NGO Conference, United Nations, New York

A dialogue on foundational values and principles for the sustainable development goals: learning from the peoples sustainability treaties.

This workshop is organised as part of the 65th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference taking place at the United Nations Headquarters, New York. 264 more words


2014 Innovators Under 35

MIT Technology Review recently announced the 35 Innovators Under 35 for 2014. According to the introduction and full list, the Innovators were nominated by the public or by… 421 more words

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Thoughts on Reading Deadlines

As you may know, I like reading a lot of books. But lately, I’ve got a lot of books that I need to read by a specific date. 104 more words


Amazon on Campus

School is back in session across the country with millions of college students arriving on campuses, some for the first time. Students are attending classes, professors are preparing syllabi, and campuses are filling up with all kinds of activities. 98 more words