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.
Today I would like to share my personal favourite source of positive inspirations – the Action for Happiness webinars
New York Times is well known for its fantastic use of digital tools for transmedia (i.e. cross-platform) storytelling. Raising awareness about important topics via AR works really well because it is simple, immersive and very personal.
Yesterday was the World Suicide Prevention Day – in the UK and around the globe.
The Cheltenham Wellbeing Festival 2020 goes virtual! Now in its second year, organisers Alex and Lottie have taken the event online, hosting talks and workshops exploring wellbeing, and ensuring the door is still open to have important conversations about health and wellness.
In August I have promised to share feedback from my work with ProReal VR with my coaching clients, so here is just a small collection.
Activists are often consumed by how others feel — and can forfeit their own safety and/or wellbeing in the process. Learning how to reset, re-energise and maintain good mental health is a basic need for an activist to truly be able to make a change, especially in a noisy online world where causes and movements vie for attention.
Today I would like to invite you to the ProReal VR environment and its use for mental health treatment.
We have looked at general trends and insights about virtual reality earlier this month, so now I would like to narrow down the practical use of this new, still fast-growing technology, for mental health support.
Lewis Wedlock is a mental health activist and social psychologist from Bristol. He works for Project Zazi, a project by OTR Bristol that deals with young BAME people’s mental health experience through therapy and activism. He is also the creator of Pinpoint Academia, a university facing a personal development project that helps students locate and work towards their versions of success.
In this post I would like to share a few interesting videos about the practical application of virtual reality, but also general insights and trends on how humanity might be able to utilise this relatively new set of tools.