Yesterday a couple of us at TWBC had a conversation about preferred pronouns, we discussed Eddie Izzard, other celebrities and colleagues. We reflected on how hard it can be to remember to use preferred pronouns when we are so conditioned to go by just what we see and hear. To work with preferred pronouns involves … Continue reading Our latest short blog – preferred pronouns
On pride month, I’ve been reflecting on what significance it holds for me. What feels important to me at this moment? Like most values-based organisations at The Wellbeing Collective we’ve been really immersing ourselves into what it means to work well with difference and diversity. For us, the content of our discussions has been mainly … Continue reading Reflections on Pride Month – embracing my own difference.
Each year, during the month of June, we have a chance to celebrate the lives of people with a learning disability throughout a week of awareness activity and promotion. This years theme is on the arts and creativity, and is a great opportunity for us all to stop and think about the things that enrich … Continue reading On Learning Disability Awareness week TWBC’s Carol shares her perspectives on art and creativity.
In coaching and facilitating, the desire to add value, help or say something useful can get in the way of actually doing those things. Without realising it, we can become focussed on ourselves rather than the other person, instantly undermining everything we hope to offer. What we often hear from people coaching and facilitating is … Continue reading Coaching – enriching the focus on the person