Discovering magic in Gothenburg

Imagine opening up to the environment around you, employing all your senses, and realizing that the answers you seek are everywhere. This is what happens during Street Wisdom, a guided and immersive urban walk based on the simple, yet powerful, theory that the environment and people around us are full of wisdom largely ...

Street Wisdom: Lunch and Learn Walkshop

Learn at Lunchtime

When was the last time you found some inspiration on your lunch break? We are very excited to launch our new Lunch and Learn Walkshops. A facilitated session which provides the opportunity to find out more about the benefits of Street Wisdom for Business and experience a taster of the process. ...

The benefits of facilitating Street Wisdom

The experience of leading a Street Wisdom can often be as insightful and rich as taking part. In helping other people to slow down and pay attention, you can’t help but do the same yourself. It’s a great opportunity to meet like-minded people and to really connect with them - there’s something about Street Wisdom that ...

Workplace Wander

The World Wide Wander with Psychologies Magazine is our annual, global celebration of Street Wisdom. It’s an invitation for inspiration-seekers everywhere to stop the clock, step out of the familiar and find a little bit of wonder right under your feet. For the third year running, we’re bringing together our community from the four corners of the earth in ...

Street Wisdom with Fear Hack

Fear Hack - Feb 2019Street Wisdom is particularly powerful when the question being asked of the streets is crystal clear: the clearer the question, the clearer the answers. We encourage people to say their question out loud and make it super simple, taking away any jargon.  A group with a collective, clear ...

Dublin Street Wisdom 2019

Street Wisdom is a social enterprise with a mission to bring inspiration to every street on earth. It’s a form of 'walking-based problem solving' – ask a question, walk the streets, unlock fresh thinking and see what answers present themselves.

Finding the courage to ask for answers

Personally, I found the exercise surprisingly effective. I analyse processes and plans for a living - I am always thinking things through. But I don't consider my own navel very often and the question I chose to explore - "Why am I procrastinating on this spreadsheet?" is not a question I would ask often or ...

Reclaim your lunch break with Street Wisdom

How would you like an extra 6 weeks holiday from work a year? Sounds appealing. That's how much time you're missing out on by not taking a lunch break and according to Bupa, a staggering 70% of us aren't taking one. We often fall into the trap of working over a lunch break to get ...

The World Wide Wander 2018

One of the best things about the World Wide Wander weekend is that it gives us the opportunity to galvanise our community from all over the world. It reignites conversations and acts as a reminder for people to slow down and escape their normal routine. It’s a 3-day celebration to get Wanderers, ...

Want to find answers? Get outside

On a balmy evening in May I joined seven strangers for a Street Wisdom walk in Dublin. Steve Blank famously said “there are no facts inside the building so get the hell outside”. While he was referring to customer discovery, sometimes when you’re feeling stuck the only thing to do is get out of the office. In ...

The World Wide Wander 2018

We are very excited to announce our second World Wide Wander taking place Friday 14th to Sunday 16th September. This annual event is a chance to bring individuals together from all over the world for a weekend of wandering and wondering. It's a chance to bring our global network together to strengthen communities, find wisdom ...

Ten Reasons to go for a Walk

The pure and simple pleasure derived from going out for a walk is such that it requires no further justification. But should there be any doubt, this book gives us ten reasons – each as convincing as the next. Learning to walk is the primary occupation of the early years of ...

Street Wisdom for Mental Health Awareness Week

An important part of our remit at Street Wisdom is working towards ending the stigma of mental health in the workplace and support companies to deliver mental wellbeing to staff. Increasingly we’re working with companies who really care about mental health and creating a supportive environment for their employees to shine. That’s why this Mental ...

Street Wisdom for young people

In a few weeks time, we’ll have our first Street Wisdom event specifically for young people led by Gail Donnan, a mindfulness practitioner who is well experienced in helping young people adopt mindfulness into their lives. Of course, Street Wisdom is more than just mindfulness - it provides an accessible, free ...

Add a little wonder into your routine

Art Market Street Wisdom in Jersey

“Life is routine and routine is resistance to wonder.” Abraham Joshua Heschel Routine can be brilliant, it helps us get stuff done as efficiently as possible, makes us well prepared for whatever the day might bring and means things run smoothly. It’s especially important during the working week. Life can ...