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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

 
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/ Positive News blog

31 Dec 2014

 

The most popular articles of the past year

 
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/ EcoHustler

26 Dec 2014

 

Let's put down the gossip magazines and turn our attention to local heroes, says Matt Mellen, because when you're in trouble, Kanye won't be there to help you

 
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/ Pies and Principles

23 Dec 2014

 

Our pick of restaurants and cafes that put morals on the menu. This month we visit Hackney's first 'recovery cafe' and America's greenest restaurant

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

17 Dec 2014

 

Kay Morris-Robertson thought she had everything she wanted when tragedy struck and changed her life forever. She tells Aaron Millar how she undertook an 80,000 mile journey of healing, travelling across all 50 states of America, from A to Z

 
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/ Arts, Arts Review, Culture

15 Dec 2014

 

Amy Smith rounds up the best art exhibitions to see this season

 
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/ Campaigns round up

02 Dec 2014

 

The latest success stories and actions from the world of campaigning

 
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/ Blogs

28 Nov 2014

 

Forget chocolate, Kate Groves, marketing director of Streetbank, explains why she’s opting to donate one of her possessions to a neighbour every day through advent instead

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

26 Nov 2014

 

Top journalists from The British Guild of Travel Writers pick their top travel experiences of 2014

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

19 Nov 2014

 

Looking for a holiday that will do your destination as much good as it will for you? The World Responsible Tourism Awards highlight the best sustainable tourism initiatives of the past year.

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

05 Nov 2014

 

Slow traveller and author Ed Gillespie discovers the joy of slow travel on a 45,000 mile flight-free journey around the world

 
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/ Good Business

27 Oct 2014

 

Eulergy helps connect businesses and academics for social good. Founder Ben Byford tells Nicola Slawson about the positive potential of higher education and the importance of a cohesive ethos in a small company

 
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/ Blogs, Community, Culture, Lifestyle

23 Oct 2014

 

Partying hard at 6am isn't a big deal in trendy east London, but as Nicola Slawson finds, it's an altogether different experience when you're fresh out of bed and raving on your way to work

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

22 Oct 2014

 

Justin Francis, managing director of sustainable tourism site responsibletravel.com, travels to Oman in search of an authentic Arabian experience far removed from the high-rise tourism usually associated with the Gulf States

 
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/ Blogs, Environment

20 Oct 2014

 

As organisations ranging from city councils to churches withdraw their investments in fossil fuels, Nicola Slawson looks at how a small US student campaign has become a global movement to tackle climate change

 
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/ Blogs, Education, Lifestyle, Sustainable Development, Youth

14 Oct 2014

 

Catalyst is a leading five-day residential course for young people aged 18-25, hosted at Embercombe, a educational centre for sustainable living in Devon. Catalyst alumni Jasmine Irving reflects on her experience

 
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/ Blogs, Economics & Innovation, New Economics, Social Enterprise

13 Oct 2014

 

Greta Rossi, co-founder and chief empathy officer of Akasha Innovation, examines a richer, more sustainable alternative to the traditional three Ps