Monthly Archives: October, 2014

Link Love (2014-10-25)

Thought-provoking “Claire Dunn left behind her comfortable life as a writer to make a home in the Australian bush for one year.” My year without matches: Claire Dunn Story – Australian Geographic The Four Words That Make You Weak – Bulletproof Executive “Dialing down the criticism and saying “I love you” goes a long way. But …

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Link Love (2014-10-18)

Thought-provoking “We need to encourage frank dialogue around men’s emotions and sexual behaviour. Having spent a lot of time in secondary schools, speaking to students, I believe that the inhibitions we’ve inherited about opening up are causing a vacuum – one that is being filled by damaging behaviour, particularly in the case of male adolescents.” …

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October Twitterature 2014

There was no Twitterature in September, as I started my new job with Dropbox and was way too busy to read books. This month has been going better though! As always, linking up with Modern Mrs Darcy. TransAtlantic by Colum McCann: Intriguing + intertwining stories from both sides of the Atlantic (US + Ireland) from the past …

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Link Love (2014-10-11)

Religion “So let’s assume for the sake of argument that impure motives led me to question my faith.  Go ahead and assume away.  That’s still unrelated to whether or not invisible spirits really exist.  This is a classic protective mechanism which all vulnerable ideologies must employ in order to defend themselves from hostile invaders (like …

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10 Years – Dealing With the Loss of my Dad

My dad died at the age of 51 from lung cancer. And when he died I wasn’t there.

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Link Love (2014-10-04)

Thought-provoking Questions to Ask When Pondering a Big Life Choice – The Art of Non-Conformity “Now, I don’t want anyone to think that I’m opposed to complaining as such. Complaining can be a great tool for initiating change and if we outlaw complaining in the workplace, as some managers try to do, all we do …

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