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Reflecting on Your Life. Recent surveys of graduating seniors revealed that even our most satisfied students felt that a key experience was missing.

Reflecting on Your Life

One graduating senior wrote: My experience in classes here at Harvard was excellent overall. Yet I wish I had a chance as a freshman to discuss with fellow students, in an organized way, some questions about ‘how to live my life.’ I did quite well in economics and history and chemistry. There were plenty of such courses. Another student asked: How to Live Wisely. Photo Imagine you are Dean for a Day.

How to Live Wisely

What is one actionable change you would implement to enhance the college experience on campus? I have asked students this question for years. The answers can be eye-opening. A few years ago, the responses began to move away from “tweak the history course” or “change the ways labs are structured.” Team building handbook1.


6 Subtle Things Highly Productive People Do Every Day. Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?

6 Subtle Things Highly Productive People Do Every Day

Know how many days per week you’re actually productive? About 3: People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive (U.S.: 45 hours a week; 16 hours are considered unproductive). We could all be accomplishing a lot more — but then again, none of us wants to be a workaholic either. It’d be great to get tons done and have work/life balance.

And who better to ask than Tim Ferriss, author of the international bestseller, The 4-Hour Workweek? (Tim’s blog is here and his podcast is here.) Below are six tips Tim offered, the science behind why they work, and insight from the most productive people around. Games-theater-of-oppressed-1. Games-theater-of-oppressed. CreativeThinking.

Visual Verse. Joining Lapidus. - Duggoons. Creative writing majors getting rich as demand skyrockets — The Dandy Goat. Rob Steggert, one of thousands of wealthy creative writing majors, driving past his former university in Boulder, Colorado.

Creative writing majors getting rich as demand skyrockets — The Dandy Goat

“Life as a creative writing major is sweet,” he said. A new Labor Department report shows the demand for creative writing majors grew last year to its highest level ever, making a bachelor’s degree in the field more valuable than even a triple major in engineering, computer science and business. The rise in demand is leading to what Deborah Malarkest of the Washington Post describes as the advent of professional urban poets, or “Puppies” — a generation of creative writing majors who are becoming wealthy as companies fight to hire them. The average starting salary in the U.S. for a creative writing major is now higher than six figures — $101,232, according to the report — and even higher for those with concentrations in poetry or playwriting. “Today, there’s only one word: words,” Monty said.

Write Out Loud. Welcome to the National Association for Poetry Therapy. Antiphon poetry magazine submissions. Submissions Please follow these guidelines when submitting your work to Antiphon.

Antiphon poetry magazine submissions

We are happy to read up to four poems that have not been published elsewhere (online workshopping is fine, but not publication in a magazine or blog). Prole. Connecting Literature Professionals in the UK, and beyond - National Association for Literature Development. Writing Down The Bones: Creative Writing Sessions - Creative Community Devon. Group Workshops. Expressive Writing helps with work stress, leadership ability, academic results, and psychological and physical health.

Group Workshops

It is an exciting approach that is gaining popularity amongst mental health and wellbeing professionals. Learn to use writing to help you reach your full potential. We run Expressive Writing workshops every Thursday in South London. Details are as follows: WHEN: Every Thursday, 2-3pm WHERE: Ruby & Norm Cafe, 266 Lee High Road SE13 5PL WHO: All adults (if you are a teenager/would like your teenager to attend with you, please contact Caroline to discuss at email address is being protected from spambots. BRING: Paper and Pen TOPICS: journalling, goal setting, mindfulness, relationships and much more Each session includes being guided through a number of writing exercises. For more information, please contact Caroline at email address is being protected from spambots. What we provide: Lapidus. Arts & Health South West. Arts Access International — cultural well-being. MEDHUM : Medical Humanities.

Authors Correspondence to: Dr Tracey J Collett Peninsula Medical School, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, UK; Accepted 21 October 2005 Abstract This study aimed at evaluating how doing poetry could affect students’ understanding of medical practice and at assessing the effectiveness of the evaluation method used.

MEDHUM : Medical Humanities

Qualitative research was carried out on the experiences of medical students participating in a poetry workshop, followed by some quantitative analysis. The study was conducted at Peninsula Medical School and St Ives, Cornwall, UK, with three medical students, a poet and a pathologist as participants. The power of the pen - Books - Arts Health and Wellbeing. Centre for Medical Humanities. Welcome. Healthy, social, creative.