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mindfulness at work – it’s all good?

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Here’s something I’m wondering about.. in putting these thoughts out there, seeing what others make of it, I’m hoping it’ll help me make sense of it for myself. Mindfulness for better performance Impressed by the growing evidence base, companies are … Continue reading

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A tale of two cities: the Manchester that loves and hates wild nature

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When Queen Victoria came to the throne, the area that is now Alexandra Park in south Manchester was a lowland raised bog, a mossland. The neighbourhood next to the park is not called Moss Side for no reason! It seems … Continue reading

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pro-environmental values in the arts sector

I’ve just written a blog for Mission Models Money re.think project on new insights into the potential for pro-environmental behaviour in the arts sector, that I’ve gained from re-visiting a research project I did a couple years ago on 21st century competencies, … Continue reading

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Life-friendly impact and a role for the arts

For the past couple years I’ve been exploring the notion of ‘life-friendly impact‘. Here is my latest attempt to explain what it means, which I’ve just written for a new programme of work with artists and practitioners and the Chinese … Continue reading

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Greening the arts: from values to actions

This is a full version of the article I’ve written in Arts Professional issue 244. Denial, fear, anger, grief, despair, guilt, smugness, hope.  How are you feeling today? These are some typical responses to the enormity and complexity of the … Continue reading

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Overconsumption: values, needs & connection to nature

Earlier this month I read an article Overcoming overconsumption before it consumes us about a new film Consumed – inside the belly of the beast and it triggered some thoughts I’ve been meaning to write about for some time. The article refers to … Continue reading

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