Viewing entries posted in September 2012
In 2040 will your kids be thanking you, or be in therapy?
I believe being a parent is the most important job in the
world. Parents of all types, politicians, kids, and people
without kids all over the world agree with this.
Brené Brown has spent the past decade transforming how we
think about vulnerability, courage, worthiness and shame.
Her internationally acclaimed books include The Gifts of
Imperfection (2010), I Thought It Was Just Me (2007), and
Connections (2009), a shame-resilience curriculum being
facilitated by helping professionals...
Ever since I went on the School of Life’s Holiday with
Martin Parr in Folkestone, I’ve been seeing the world lit
up with the bright pop of a flash gun.
Martin Parr, photographer of Britishness, collector of
dictator-abilia, boring postcards and much else besides,...
In advance of Sunday's sermon by visionary architect Will
Alsop, we grabbed five minutes to ask him a few questions
about his underlying thoughts on the subject of boredom.
You’ve remarked that if a company keeps its employees
working as a rule, that’s bad...
With a mixture of dismay and delight, I feel the summer
holidays coming to an end. Thrilled though I will be to pack
my kids off back to school, I will miss them being around,
and I have to face the real...
The journalist and writer Richard Louv has coined and
popularized an extremely catchy way of diagnosing something
that is going wrong with our technology-rich, time-poor and
ever more urban lives. Starting with ‘Last Child in the
Woods’ in 2005, and followed by ‘The Nature...