Metacognition: Know Thyself

Have you ever been aware of yourself thinking about your own thinking and made attempts to regulate this? If so, this is what we call metacognition. This process is key to every profession and for those of us wishing to pursue lifelong learning. It is a defining feature of being human, its essence contributing to […]


Why do we need to sleep?

Good quality sleep is crucial for health and the benefits we derive are innumerable. It is all too easy to become accustomed to a poor baseline quality of sleep in the go-go-go world we live in today to the point that we can assume this is normal. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared sleep […]

(Not) caring what others think

As I write this, I would be lying if I said I wasn’t feeling a little anxious about starting a blog. I always have a lot to say and have a wide variety of interests. I’ve been contemplating starting a blog for several months now and here I go. Who really cares what I have […]