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Current Client list includes : The Financial Times, Star TV, MediaCorp, Haymarket Media Group, Future Publishing, IPC Magazines, the PPA, Macmillan Publishing and JC Decaux.
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My TED Talk on mindfulness, creativity and finding inspiration in unexpected places.
How Street Wisdom Changed My Life
- Ten Stories From This Week
9th January 2021
‘We asked readers to tell us about the spots that have delighted, inspired and comforted them in a dark year. Here are 52, of more than 2,000 suggestions we received, to remind us that the world still awaits. From NYT (reg may be necessary)
The most Contagious report for 2020. Trends, campaigns and quotes.
This looks very cool and f.o.c. from Fluxx, friend of the Filter. A five day virtual festival ‘designed to help businesses and individuals set up for a successful 2021 and beyond.’ This is Work Re-imagined.
Interesting piece on then DC riots. ‘The really striking thing is that the rioters were creating content for social media. It’s where the power lies.’
From MIT. ‘Covid-19 patients who recovered from the disease still have robust immunity from the coronavirus eight months after infection, according to a new study. The study, published January 6 in Science.
Prof Galloway’s person of the year and predictions for 2021. (spoiler alert, he hopes 2021 is going to be better than 2020…)
Immerse yourself in the soothing sounds of Ireland’s coast. ‘You stand upon a cliff, with the wind blowing in your face. See the gray sky above you and folding waves below. Now close your eyes and enjoy the light drizzle on your face, carried fast and cold by the sea wind. Breathe in slowly and deeply, and feel the invigorating sensation of inhaling fresh salty air….
‘Abi’s cinematic poetry film about her Black experience, was penned the day she found out about the death of George Floyd. An intimate portrait, vibrant, energetic and full of spirit. Being Black & 6Teen (4″31″).
Because we need some of this at the moment. Here are The Guardian readers’ : 10 funniest things (on the internet) this past year.Continue reading →
Latest Blog Posts
- We are all watching the ‘R’ Number, but let’s not forget about the ‘M’ Number
6th January 2021
Our battle with coronavirus is clearly still ongoing, despite the advent of available vaccines. There is some way to go with the effects likely to last well into the future.
The direct, Covid related, impact of the disease on our health is communicated clearly on a daily basis, but the pandemic is impacting other areas of our well-being including that of mental health, that are less well publicised.Continue reading →
- The Mindful Tourist
18th December 2020
This piece published on the Just Breathe Project – The Mindful Tourist.
For those who love to travel, a big question for the (near) future will be – when will we be able to travel ‘properly’ again? Where can we go and what will the world of travel and tourism look like?Continue reading →
- Where’s Your C-Spot?
November 3rd 2020
See this article published on the Just Breathe Project website. –
What is your relationship with curiosity? Do you dare to think expansively or do you shelter in what you know? Nick Hammond explains why we should be regularly feeding our curious selves.
I recently read an article about curiosity, quoting research concerning brain activity. It observed that we are ‘most curious when we feel the need to recall something that we are close to remembering.’ This is commonly known as the ‘tip of the tongue’ phenomenon.Continue reading →