I now have completed Chapter 5 – the findings chapter, and have been working on Chapter 6 – the discussion chapter. It’s a strange feeling to see there the four summary tables of my findings, which I initially made for my convenience, with no intention of including them in my thesis. But my supervisors approved
In the last week of September, I attended a five-day seminar on psychology in London, which was very inspiring and interesting. The topic of the seminar was more related to the practical exercise of personal development, rather than academic matters. We learnt methods on how to identify a “fixed” mindset (a set of assumptions held
Lemon drizzle cake is a quick and easy teatime classic, and I’ve read that around 40% of Brits name lemon drizzle cake as one of their most-loved treats. I have baked Mary Berry’s lemon drizzle cake many times. I loved her all-in-one method and would often use baking spread experimentally – with consistently good results.
The draft chapter of findings will soon be complete. I’ve been revising the presentation and narrative explanations of my findings, and over the next few days, I will add some translations. The target next week is to finalise the chapter, along with participating in a five-day seminar in London. There seems to be a great
Homemade cinnamon rolls are truly the best! Today I’ve baked American-style cinnamon rolls with chestnut filling. They’re very moist, fluffy and flavourful and have creamy frosting on top. I adapted a recipe, The Best American-Style Cinnamon Rolls, by adding chestnut purée (about 100 g) and a little bit of cocoa powder to the cinnamon filling.
Recently, I’ve seen a lot of articles and videos on the power of personal narrative – how it contributes to your psychological well-being to look at your past memories and tell a story of your life to others. In a research context, personal storytelling has been widely used for patients with life-threatening diseases. But I’m