The Senses by Pietro Spadafora from the School for Communication Arts

Rachel CrowtherFeatured, School of Communication Arts, Uncategorized

Source: Street Wisdom This morning I was wondering if my first “Street Wisdom” experience can improve me as a street photographer. The two activities resemble in many ways. They both put me into a state of meditation but the day spent with David Pearl (doing Street Wisdom) has additionally been constructive and has helped me to shed light […] … Read More

See the beauty in everything

Rachel CrowtherUncategorized

Source: Street Wisdom People who come on Street Wisdom events are often surprised at seeing their everyday environment in a whole new light. Whether it’s noticing something they hadn’t seen before or seeing their surroundings in a more positive light. There is often a shift in their thinking. One of the tune-ups involves trying to see the beauty […] … Read More

Blue Sky Thinking in Frome

Rachel CrowtherUncategorized

Source: Street Wisdom Street Wisdom taught me I don’t have to disappear into the wilderness for a four-day vision quest, steam away in countless sweat lodges or go on an arduous pilgrimage to Greece to try and discover my real work in the world. I began to unravel the answers, the clues, the pointers in the very prosaic […] … Read More

What haven’t you noticed?

Rachel CrowtherUncategorized

Source: Street Wisdom “I’ve worked around here for 20 years and never noticed that building before”   One of the wanderers from an event last week was amazed to notice things she walks past every day but had never paid attention to before. You spend a lot of time in one place but rarely really look around. This […] … Read More

Street Wisdom one-on-one

Philip CowellUncategorized

Source: Street Wisdom After a break from Street Wisdom, I was really keen to get back into it – and see who would come to a Street Wisdom session with only a few days’ notice. The reason was also this: Street Wisdom is a practice for the self as much as it for others; so if no one […] … Read More

Mindfulness in one of Britain’s smallest cities

Gail DonnanUncategorized

Source: Street Wisdom I run a Wellbeing Centre and Training School in Ripon in North Yorkshire and I decided to run a Street Wisdom event. As a Mindfulness practitioner, my working week is full seeing clients who experience anxiety, panic, low mood, insomnia etc. Street Wisdom makes accessing Mindfulness techniques accessible, for free. Twelve people booked onto the event […] … Read More

Step away from your smartphone…

Rachel CrowtherUncategorized

Source: Street Wisdom London Underground is a scary place to be at rush hour. Not least because of the volume of people or being 40 meters underground but because of the zombifying effect it can have on people… In his book Wake Up! Chris Barez-Brown says we spend 80% of our waking days on auto-pilot and that couldn’t […] … Read More

Get out of the boardroom, get on to the streets

Rachel CrowtherUncategorized

Source: Street Wisdom Why you should be taking your meetings outside… Walking meetings are increasingly popular and it’s easy to see why. Most of us are parked at our desks for the majority of the day in the hope of maximising productivity. But, more often than not, it’s having the opposite effect. There are lots of benefits to […] … Read More

Finding strength in Mexico City

Monique MargoUncategorized

Source: Street Wisdom Some weeks ago, I ran a Street Wisdom event in Mexico City. This was part of the World Wide Wander, which involved over 30 Street Wisdom events taking place all over the world. It was a cold and rainy Saturday morning at Parque España, Colonia Condesa. The attendees, all mothers, were all very happy to […] … Read More