Culture

 
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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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/ Education, Media

17 Oct 2014

 

A pioneering workshop in London next month aims to equip journalists to better serve society by creating content that is more engaging and empowering for their audiences

 
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/ Arts, Culture

16 Oct 2014

 

The Somerwick Sessions in Cornwall aims to support the local music scene by championing talented new artists and unique venues

 
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/ Media, Positive People

15 Oct 2014

 

Journalists have a responsibility to reflect the world more accurately, believes Monique Villa, CEO of the Thomson Reuters Foundation. But as she tells Lucy Purdy, there is now a resurgence in human-centred stories and media that triggers positive change

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

09 Oct 2014

 

El Hierro is the Canary Island that no one knows about. It’s authentic, undeveloped and for years was considered the end of the known world. Aaron Millar checks it out

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

02 Oct 2014

 

Commuting is tedious and time-consuming, but what if we stopped to explore the places we blindly hurtle through every day?

 
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/ Media

29 Sep 2014

 

Journalists and PR executives can be part of the solution to global problems, say Transformational Media Summit organisers

 
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/ Community, Culture, Peace, Peace & Democracy, Positive Perspective, Wellbeing

19 Sep 2014

 

As UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon urges nations to “demand the right of peoples to peace,” millions plan to gather in diverse celebrations

 
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/ Media, Positive People, Wellbeing

16 Sep 2014

 

As we count the costs of our increasingly hectic lives, a convergence of groundbreaking science and spiritual understanding is creating an opportune moment for a cultural shift in how we live, says the editor-in-chief of Huffington Post

 
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/ Culture, Wellbeing

15 Sep 2014

 

The Pollyanna hypothesis, which claims that most people, regardless of cultural or sociolinguistic background, use positive words more often than negative words has been backed up by a new study

 
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/ Cathrine Gyldensted, Media, Positive Perspective

12 Sep 2014

 

By learning from dispute resolution techniques, journalists can develop a new framework for political debates that would challenge those in power to see others' viewpoints, collaborate and come up with solutions

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

27 Aug 2014

 

The Brighton and Lewes Downs have become the first place in the UK to be declared a UNESCO biosphere reserve in nearly half a century

 
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/ Media

18 Aug 2014

 

Studies have shown how we are more likely to remember negative events than good ones, which may be a factor in the media’s focus on bad news. But good news does more than simply cheer us up; new research shows how it also affects behaviour and benefits society

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

14 Aug 2014

 

A new eight-day workshop visiting social enterprises in India is designed to propel career-sick individuals into meaningful work. Aaron Millar chats with the founder, Rosie Walford

 
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/ Arts, Culture

12 Aug 2014

 

At a festival that's about more than the music, ultimately it was London Grammar's epic minimalist anthems and Jessie Ware's powerful vocals that stole the show

 
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/ Arts, Culture

08 Aug 2014

 

We sent Tom Hunt to check out Killing Roger, a play that brings the issue of assisted dying to life

 
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/ Arts, Culture

05 Aug 2014

 

Set in a picturesque estate of ancient woodland, spring-fed lakes and rolling meadows in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside, Wilderness is a music festival that aims to make the most of its surroundings

 
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/ Culture

30 Jul 2014

 

With a standout performance from Fat Freddy’s Drop, it was the sounds of ska, reggae, brass and blues that, despite the heat, had the crowds dancing relentlessly

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

29 Jul 2014

 

To reignite her creativity, musician Emma Jay Ashton is sailing around the world, recording songs in a mobile studio on her boat