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Developing your Appreciative Inquiry practice

Date and venue: 23 to 25 February 2016; Windermere Centre, Cumbria This three-day residential course is designed for people who have already undertaken an introductory Appreciative Inquiry workshop and wish to build on existing AI practice and deepen their understanding. The programme will be practically based and cover: • AI principles in day to day practice • Creating great questions

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Appreciating People sponsors AI Practitioner magazine

AP is thrilled to be sponsoring the May issue of AI Practitioner, focused on Intergenerational Appreciative Inquiry in Conversation and in Action, edited by Marge Schiller, Matt Moehle and Peter Whitehouse. Full of inspiring stories about learning and sharing from different perspectives, articles are divided into five groups: Intergenerational AI Methods, Intergenerational AI and Business, Intergenerational

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A different way to look at your life…… Do a Spiritual SOAR

Last year we delivered a three-day AI course for clergy and church-based community workers. One of the ideas to emerge from the process was a SOAR ™ exercise based on your spiritual life.  The Spiritual SOAR was co-designed as part of an Appreciating People and United Reformed Church project to create a Community of AI Practice

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The power of appreciative journaling

Appreciative journaling includes powerful positive psychology techniques, helping you notice the good things in life. It’s proven to increase personal wellbeing and resilience through small, incremental increases in mindfulness, and noticing – and savouring – the positive things that happen around you. It’s been used by groups as diverse as the NHS, homeless hostels, people living with

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