I have treated myself to a set of Mapology Guides, and today, I would like to talk about my favourite one: “How to Grow Your No.”
Media outlets thrive on the alarming news about the negative impact of digital technologies on our lives. We are especially worried when we read the news about children and young people. With carefully selected quotes from scientists published on reliable, trusted platforms, we have no choice but to believe that it’s all doom and gloom. Here is what we can do about it.
I have been experimenting with my list of privileges and spaces where people tend to discriminate against me with simple shifts in language. When people correct my pronunciation, I refer to myself as ex-pat (instead of an immigrant). When men refuse to read out loud my Zoom question during a public event I rename myself from Sylwia to Syl (less feminine, easier to read but also more ambiguous, so harder …
We all know stories matter. Stories made Homo Sapiens the most successful kind. I wonder, what if we succeed in building a better, kinder future instead?
The culture that did not work well in “normal times” definitely does not work in the lockdown times. Whatever “natural” ways of connecting with other people we had, we mostly lost it. What does it mean for the “we-care”?
On the #MLK Day, my few words about our white privilege, where to start and how we might be able to do better.
What is rest and why do we need it?
I have thoroughly enjoyed this little book by the Norwegian explorer, Erling Kagge. Here is why silence is so important.
Reflection is one of the critical tools for counsellors and coaches, so this year I would like to promote it a bit more on this blog. We will be talking a lot about social isolation this year, so today I would like to start with a quick self-reflection: how was the social isolation of 2020 for you?
New report on sleep and some tips from us too.