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World Environment Day

It’s world environment day! It’s a day to consider the impact that we as a species and as individuals have on our planet. Whether it’s wildlife, the climate or the local environment, it’s hard to ignore the profound effect that humans have had on nature. No matter who you are,…
Ben Ross
05/06/2021
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Collaboration + Failure = Success

Collaboration + Failure = Success Collaboration is defined as ‘the action of working with someone to produce something’. At The Skills Collective it’s one of the five core values that define who we are and how we do business. We work together to achieve more than we can alone, and to give…
Sarah-Jane Dale
20/05/2021
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Coding as a creative practice

Coding as a creative practice There are immediate connections I can make between creating artwork and coding. I’ve been thinking about how these two disciplines find commonality. I use the word practice in the title deliberately. Like any making activity, it doesn’t just happen in one attempt. It's made up…
Clare McEwan
13/05/2021
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We need help.

Heyy you!  It’s been a while since we last caught up. How are you doing? I hope you’re well! Have you been up to much? It’s been a bit chaotic here. Between kids, house renovations, ongoing mystery illnesses, moving to the other side of the world….. It’s why we’ve been…
Debi Skea
29/04/2021
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International Women’s Day 2021

Believe it or not, normally I like to plan what I’m going to write weeks in advance. I didn’t have a chance to do that this time, so what follows is going to be an absolute brain dump that I’m going to, in some way, pass off as a post…
Debi Skea
08/03/2021
Wellbeing

What is First Aid for Mental Health?

Mental Health First Aid is something I hadn’t heard of until a couple of years ago, but when I did, it made perfect sense. I’d been around plenty of people who had needed that metaphorical sticking plaster for their mind until such times as they could seek professional help, but…
Debi Skea
19/02/2021
Wellbeing

Managing the Imposter

In the first blog in this series on Imposter Syndrome, a fictional story was told about a person who felt like an imposter in their workplace. In the second blog there was an overview of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and why it’s the method of choice for counsellors and life coaches…
Clara Anderson
28/01/2021
Wellbeing

What just happened?

In the first blog in this series on Imposter Syndrome, a fictional story was told about a person who felt like an imposter in their workplace. In this second blog we will look in more detail at Imposter Syndrome and what it can look like in reality. So, what exactly…
Clara Anderson
22/01/2021