A lot has been said and published online about remote work in the last two weeks. The social web is rich in posts with lists of tips and how to embrace and hack our work from home. I would like to spend some time exploring specific aspects of remote work relevant to students, freelancers and employed staff working from home at the moment. I would like to share my personal learnings and experiences in all of those areas.
How is your connection with nature? This is the question I often ask my clients – regardless of the type of work we do “in the room”. We all have a relationship with the natural world around us. It is, of course, a personal relationship built on our past experiences, so we might all experience nature differently. Some of us dive into an allotmenteering experience, while others prefer one minimal …
Last month I wrote a piece for Voxel Hub about dealing with individual trauma at a time of collective trauma, and I’m really grateful for the number of comments and positive feedback I received across social media as a result. It clearly resonated and demonstrated how common it has been to struggle with personal crises and perspective through the pandemic. A comment from a friend that particularly struck me read: “Last year …
This is a giant step for the rights of children and young people online. The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child approved General Comment 25 – a document outlining a more inclusive and participatory approach to regulating digital spaces for and by the young people.
I am very impressed with the Mental Health Foundation’s take on the changes in their approach to race and diversity. Why is their recent announcement effective?
I love the use of tech for visualisations, especially when it is done with the purpose of education, so this one is my recent favourite.
This is the question we are often scared to ask in the room with the client. However, it is the crucial question that opens the door to a trusted work for change and healing.
“Why should I have anything to complain about?” – dealing with individual and collective trauma all at once
Lockdowns, social isolation, difficult choices…spring is proving somewhat challenging. However, it also allows a lot of space to think.
A week ago I had the privilege to join wonderful people on a panel discussing the impact of new on our mental health. You can now watch the recording from the event.
Way back in July, I blogged about the different platforms enabling performers to carry on entertaining audiences remotely throughout the pandemic, using technology at a time where venues across the world sadly shut their doors.
Since then I have, albeit almost accidentally, immersed myself in the world of online gigs, hosting and supporting a series of music and comedy events on Zoom. I’ve been involved in over 60 shows, each of which have had special, memorable moments for the act and audience alike.