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Celebrating 11 Years

WordPress informed me that this is our 11 year anniversary! The mind boggles! I started this blog in my 20’s and now I’m a thirty-something. 96 more words


Extrinsic vs. intrinsic motivation: what’s the difference?

Source: http://www.ntd.tv/2017/02/08/extrinsic-vs-intrinsic-motivation-whats-difference/

Motivation – a supposedly easy concept. Everyone knows what motivation is. It gives us reasons for our actions, desires and needs. But what complexity lies behind this! 150 more words

Ike Onwubuya

Why our kids don't do chores. And what they do instead.

I really don’t like the word ‘chores’! The mention of it makes me think of boring tasks that must be gotten out of the way before more exciting things can be done. 718 more words

Intrinsic Motivation Leads to Readiness

by Richard Martin

Readiness can be reduced to this essential component: the intrinsic motivation to be ready, willing, and able to accomplish the mission no matter what. 321 more words


Making hay?

There’s work I do willingly
with no cheque, yoke or muzzle.

Alone I may never
sow a field, light a fire
or bend my spine over and over in this hazy heat. 98 more words


The Art of Seeing

The Art of Seeing: An Interpretation of the Aesthetic Encounter

by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and Rick E. Robinson

This book explores the enjoyment of viewing art within the framework of… 981 more words

Book Review

So You Want to Self-Teach? - Part I

When it comes to learning something new, teaching yourself can really be a beast. For most of us, the majority of our learning came during our school years. 676 more words

Self Teach