Blogs

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

20 Jul 2015

 

Five years ago Francesca Cassini, 59, didn’t even own a passport and was nervous traveller. She has just returned from a 23 day Peru odyssey, visiting some of the most sacred sites on our planet. The journey transformed her body, her self-esteem and how she views getting older

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

03 Jul 2015

 

Running the entire length of South America to help save wildlife simply wasn't enough for Katharine and David Lowrie. After circumnavigating their way around the continent, Naomi Tolley catches up with the couple as they sail home from Uruguay to the UK

 
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/ Good Business

10 Jun 2015

 

Think. Eat. Drink aims to deliver high-quality catering that doesn't cost the Earth. Bethany Wrede Peterson chats to founder Jamie Grainger-Smith to find out how it's done

 
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/ #OwnTheMedia, Economics & Innovation, Media, Positive News blog

08 Jun 2015

 

Positive News is converting into a cooperative and invites readers to buy ‘community shares’ during a 30-day crowdfunding campaign

 
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/ Blogs, New Economics

03 Jun 2015

 

What does the new economy look like? How can organisations the world over become generative rather than extractive? And what does that mean for society? Greta Rossi travelled to transformational learning space Schumacher College to find out

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

29 May 2015

 

World record-holding adventurer Matt Prior has driven a taxi to Everest base camp and crossed Siberia on a WW2 motorbike. His latest challenge is a first-of-its-kind academy designed to inspire ordinary people with the spirit of exploration, challenge and self-discovery

 
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/ #OwnTheMedia, Positive News blog

26 May 2015

 

Editorial: By giving attention to what is life-enhancing, Positive News offers a different lens on the world

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

13 May 2015

 

Seeking out people and organisations working towards environmental stability has always been at the heart of Emily Dunning's travels. She recounts her experiences, the lessons she has learned and the inspiration behind her new website Seek The Change

 
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/ Good Business

23 Apr 2015

 

The UK's bee population is in trouble, having nearly halved over the last 25 years. Bee the Change, a social enterprise based in Bristol, is working to tackle the decline with a combination mentoring and educational courses for all ages

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

01 Apr 2015

 

Speed up your personal evolution this summer with one these transformative travel experiences

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

18 Mar 2015

 

Professor Jules Pretty has travelled the world to explore how and why people live close to nature. In his book, The Edge of Extinction, he examines this relationship and discovers that money can't buy interconnectedness with nature

 
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/ EcoHustler

27 Feb 2015

 

Global connectivity means we now have the means, motive and opportunity to radically reorganise society to enable citizens to thrive within an abundant biosphere, says Matt Mellen

 
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/ Positive Travel Blog

18 Feb 2015

 

New York’s not all skyscrapers and shopping. Sarah Bareham discovers a greener, more local side to the Big Apple’s state

 
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/ Positive Psychology

16 Feb 2015

 

Resilience is transmissible, says our Positive Psychology columnist Chris Johnstone. By sharing the stories that inspire us, we can pass it on

 
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/ Good Business

13 Feb 2015

 

Currently just 10-15 per cent of children in care in the UK achieve five A*-C grades at GCSE. We talk to Paul Singh about how his social enterprise, Equal Education, is working to help improve their prospects

 
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/ Positive Travel Blog

03 Feb 2015

 

Jasmine Irving has been travelling around France for the last three months, discovering a meaningful and cost-effective way to see the world by exchanging work for food and board

 
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/ Blogs, Positive Perspective

13 Jan 2015

 

The traditional hero narrative in stories has wreaked havoc with the world’s delicate balance, says Greta Rossi. Now it’s time to reclaim the original intention of the heroic tale, for the benefit of ourselves and the planet

 
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/ Good Business

09 Jan 2015

 

Two and a half billion takeaway coffee cups are used every year in the UK and virtually none are recycled. Rory Tingle talks to Martin Myerscough, inventor of the world’s first fully recyclable paper cup

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

07 Jan 2015

 

The way we travel is constantly changing and 2015 is likely to be no exception. Here, Naomi Tolley looks at the best positive travel trips to take this year, as well as revealing the latest trends and must-do ethical destinations

 
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/ Positive Psychology

01 Jan 2015

 

Psychology columnist Chris Johnstone explores how cultivating motivation can increase our satisfaction in life