Culture

 
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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

 
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/ Culture

21 Jul 2014

 

Festival-goers at this year's Womad will have the chance to delve deeper into sound with a new stage exploring audio intricacies

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

16 Jul 2014

 

For a responsible family holiday to the Catalan coast, Alice Grahame takes the new Paris-Barcelona train, and doesn’t compromise on her principles

 
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/ Sport

15 Jul 2014

 

With more sportspeople coming out about their sexuality and increasing tolerance from fans, Ben Whitford looks at how the global sporting community is responding to the need for equality

 
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/ Media, Positive Perspective

10 Jul 2014

 

The media should drop its claims of impartiality and instead use its influence transparently to facilitate positive changes in society, argues Tom Lawson

 
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/ Sport

09 Jul 2014

 

All the attention may be on Brazil this summer, but in Denmark a version of football that requires cooperation between teams is being pioneered. Will Simpson reports from the first ever Three-Sided Football World Cup

 
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/ Culture

04 Jul 2014

 

Debbie So reviews Time on Our Side, a book that advocates a shorter working week

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

02 Jul 2014

 

After years of isolation Myanmar is now open to tourists. Sustainable tourism expert Richard Brownsdon makes a visit and comes back with tips on how to see it responsibly

 
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/ Positive Travel

25 Jun 2014

 

Both NASA and Richard Branson plan to push exploration into space this year. But there is a more sustainable way to view the heavens, reports Naomi Tolley from Europe's first Dark Skies Reserve

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

18 Jun 2014

 

What would you do if you could do anything? Jamie Bowlby-Whiting asked himself the same question and decided he wanted to be ... a pirate