All posts tagged: life long learning

What does it mean to be a writer?

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Acceptance / all about words / Balance / Blogging / life long learning / mistakes

I haven’t really thought about this question until now. On completing a five week course in Creative Writing today I am almost ready to hang up my pen! I didn’t research the course in great depth as I just thought it would be great to do during this time of home isolation. In fact the course was geared very much toward writing fiction novels and the development of character, scenes, point of view, momentum etc. […]

New photo app I found

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beautiful / collages / creativity / Holidays / Just for fun / life long learning / Photography / South Western Australia

I needed to do a collage of photos and so went looking online. I found an app that is fairly easy to use and I am having fun learning what I can do with it. Here are some wildflowers from our region: Here is an image of some of the popular tourist attractions where I live: The app is called Phototastic (I am not making any money out this post!). I signed up for a […]

Humanities’ Search for Meaning

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Meaning and Purpose / Philosophy / Positive Psychology / Uncategorized

When I was leading a University of the Third Age (U3A) group about retirement (called Retired: Now What?) I was doing some online research on the topics I wanted to cover: how we use our time; meaning; purpose; relationships etc. The Positive Psychology ‘movement’ (Martin Seligman PhD) has developed a model called PERMA. I was pretty excited about this formula that seemed to cover many aspects of life. PERMA is an acronym for:¬†Positive emotions;¬†Engagement;¬†Relationships; Meaning; […]