Most of what we do and the decisions and judgements we come to are fed and watered by our unconscious, automated thinking. So with this automated decision-making comes our biases and short-hand thinking.
The Resources Library provides all kinds of interesting small articles, training and learning tools, research papers and ‘think-pieces’ plus other materials that are all free to use (for non-commercial purposes).
Two reports on work in Poplar, East London looking at aspects of well being, community connectedness and what sense of ‘aspiration’ local people had. Amongst other things the research found that people on low incomes had many aspiarations and goals in life: 1) Local Study, Community Insights, 2) Local Study, ‘Aspiration’ and the local area.
Democracy day is one for celebrating our freedoms and choices that we can collectively make.
This is one of the series of six papers: ‘Empowerment Tools’ recently refreshed all of which are listed and linked below. Recently I used these with clients in East London. Empowering people, groups and communities works at many levels and it is important to be dialogue competent – engaging people appropriately in co-developing human services or whatever activity it is