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Kent C. Dodds

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Kent C. Dodds is a world renowned speaker, teacher, and trainer and he's actively involved in the open source community as a maintainer and contributor of hundreds of popular npm packages. Kent is the creator of EpicReact. Dev and TestingJavaScript.com.
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Self-Compassion
The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself
Dr. Kristin Neff - Jun 23, 2015 (first published in 2011)
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The relentless pursuit of high self-esteem has become a virtual religion. Our ultracompetitive culture tells us we need to be constantly above average to feel good about ourselves, but there is always someone more attractive, successful, or intelligent than we are. And even when we do manage to grab hold of high self-esteem for a brief moment, we c...
Kent C. Dodds
May 12, 2020
@Sakshi0530 This book has helped:      source
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Make It Stick
The Science of Successful Learning
Peter C. Brown - Apr 14, 2014
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To most of us, learning something "the hard way" implies wasted time and effort. Good teaching, we believe, should be creatively tailored to the different learning styles of students and should use strategies that make learning easier. Make It Stick turns fashionable ideas like these on their head. Drawing on recent discoveries in cognitive psychol...
Kent C. Dodds
Jun 04, 2019
A few years ago this book totally changed how I teach and learn. I just listened to it again and I'm still convinced it's the best. I strongly recommend it for students and teachers (all y'all). Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning      source
Mistborn
The Final Empire (Mistborn (1))
Brandon Sanderson - May 13, 2014 (first published in 2006)
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Where ash falls from the sky, and mist dominates the night, evil cloaks the land and stifles all life. Criminal mastermind Kelsier teaches Allomancy, the magic of metals, to another Mistborn, urchin Vin 16. The unlikely heroine is distracted by rich Venture heir Elend. Can Kelsier's thieving crew take on the tyrant Lord Ruler and bring back colour ...
Kent C. Dodds
Sep 06, 2017
@kurtiskemple AMAZING books 👍      source
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