Pedagogy v Andragogy

Joyce MatthewsStreet Wisdom

Last week I attended a gin tasting event. The next day I participated in Street Wisdom. The first was chosen for me, the second I opted into. The gin tasting was in a bare room, decorated with the Distiller’s posters and paraphernalia. On a table at th…

Unlocking Hidden Answers in Arlington

Rachel CrowtherStreet Wisdom

When we’re focused on getting to our destination, we don’t always pay enough attention to the journey. Street Wisdom helped us do that.
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#CelebratingPeople19 in York

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As a coach, I spend much of my time helping other people to pause and reflect but – ironically (or perhaps hypocritically) – I don’t do quite enough of that myself.
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Winter Wander in South Africa

Kim PistoriusStreet Wisdom

As Erling Kagge so eloquently writes about the inner silence that goes hand in hand with walking.  The Street Wisdom process helps you detach from the busyness of everyday life and reminds you to slow down. The silence and mindful walks help you to rec…

Ignoring

Joyce MatthewsStreet Wisdom

I turned into the tide of people and walked the opposite way. Scouring each face for a clue. I didn’t know what I was looking for, but I knew it would find me. I was battling upstream, they were going with the flow, down. I couldn’t find any rhythm, no…

Street Wisdom: Lunch and Learn Walkshop

Rachel CrowtherStreet Wisdom

When was the last time you found some inspiration on your lunch break? We are very excited to launch our new Lunch and Learn Walkshops. A one-hour facilitated session which provides the opportunity to find out more about the benefits of Street Wisdom f…

Walking is… magic

Philip CowellStreet Wisdom

Before I set off to lead a Street Wisdom recently, I randomly opened a graphic novel I’ve been reading to this page. It’s the only scene in the whole book set on a street. The main character – who is also the author – walks towards us talking about mag…

The benefits of facilitating Street Wisdom

Rachel CrowtherStreet Wisdom

The experience of leading a Street Wisdom can often be as insightful and rich as taking part. In helping other people to slow down and pay attention, you can’t help but do the same yourself. It’s a great opportunity to meet like-minded people and to re…

Workplace Wander

Rachel CrowtherStreet Wisdom

The World Wide Wander with Psychology Magazine is our annual, global celebration of Street Wisdom. It’s an invitation for inspiration-seekers everywhere to stop the clock, step out of the familiar and find a little bit of wonder right under your feet. …

Street Wisdom with Fear Hack

Rachel CrowtherStreet Wisdom

Street Wisdom is particularly powerful when the question being asked of the streets is crystal clear: the clearer the question, the clearer the answers. We encourage people to say their question out loud and make it super simple, taking away any jargon…