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?
It’s a very busy month at Voxel Hub so the blog is quiet, so I would like to encourage you to take some time off screen too and use those longer, quieter, darker evenings to pick up a book and read. Here is my eclectic November reading list
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.
…and how can you find it out? And why should we think about this in the first place? In digital wellbeing practice, most of our work is done around the sense of our identity and connectedness with yourselves. Our clients reach out for support in the six core aspects of the digital wellbeing but at the core of most of their challenges lies the simple truth: our digital activities can …
Early months of the year can be difficult – days are still short, the weather still quite gloomy and access to sunshine quite limited. When working in supporting professions (as consultants, coaches, counsellors) we are always taught and tested on our self-care skills. But what if we do have good self-care mechanisms, but due to external factors simply cannot access them?