Positive Perspective

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/ Positive Perspective, Sustainable Development

25 Sep 2015


This weekend the UN sustainable development goals will be agreed upon at a summit in New York. Asghar Zaidi explains how the new goals aim to cover a much broader range of issues and be more widely applicable than those they are replacing

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/ Positive Perspective, Wellbeing

23 Sep 2015


Psychologist Juliana Breines outlines three scientifically-based strategies for bringing more kindness into your life

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/ Community, Innovation, Positive People, Positive Perspective

17 Sep 2015


Between the established circles of ‘old power’ and the thriving yet young dynamism of ‘new power’, it may seem society is caught in stalemate in enacting real change. But as Noa Gafni shows, the two are finding new ways of working together

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/ Politics, Positive Perspective

15 Sep 2015


Desperate people are still arriving on Europe’s borders and on its shores, as they have been for months and years. But now the public’s reaction is changing, says Hannah Jones

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/ Education, Positive Perspective, Youth

03 Sep 2015


Greta Rossi left her career in mainstream higher education to start Akasha Innovation, where a new venture aims to help young people build a better future for themselves and generations to come


/ EcoHustler, Positive Perspective

01 Sep 2015


The world’s wealthiest individuals spend a considerable sum on personal security, but as Matt Mellen asks, would they feel the need to if we lived in more equal times?

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/ Environment, Positive Perspective

27 Aug 2015


In 2011 Geoff Dalglish gave up all his worldly possessions to walk more than 10,000 miles and spread a message of treading lightly on the Earth. Here, he talks about his latest quest: a three year long water conservation pilgrimage starting next month

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/ Community, Positive Perspective

28 Jul 2015


Focusing on what is wrong isn’t always the most effective way to bring about social change, says Graeme Stuart. Building on our strengths can create much better results – both for small, local improvements as well as for international issues such as climate change

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/ Positive Perspective

23 Jul 2015


Mankind is currently experiencing an important shift in the evolution of consciousness, but up against so many global issues we need to embrace a new way of thinking fast, says Giles Hutchins

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/ Conservation, Environment, Positive Perspective

17 Jul 2015


The dramatic growth of ecological restoration, from mass reforestation to the large-scale reintroductions of long-lost species, is providing a welcome cause for optimism among often overly-pessimistic conservationists, argues Marcus Nield


/ Body & Mind, Health, Positive Perspective, Sport

14 Jul 2015


Fed up with the depressing imagery surrounding aging, photographer Alex Rotas decided to document an altogether different side to growing old

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/ #OwnTheMedia, Media, Positive Perspective, Wellbeing

11 Jul 2015


Understanding how we digest the news has the power to stop us becoming passive media consumers and benefit our wellbeing, argues psychologist Matt Hersh


/ #OwnTheMedia, Positive Perspective

03 Jul 2015


Journalist Nicola Slawson explains how Positive News inspired her to think differently about her dream career


/ #OwnTheMedia, Positive Perspective

01 Jul 2015


Crowdfunding for tech start-ups, smart inventions and even movies isn’t anything new, but what about the impact of crowdfunding on journalism? Khari Johnson explains how this revolutionary idea has the power to change the world as we know it


/ #OwnTheMedia, Positive Perspective

30 Jun 2015


With over 800 new co-owners of Positive News and more than £155,000 raised so far, it seems that crowdfunded and crowd-owned media appeals to many. Dave Boyle asks whether this model could revive rapidly declining traditional media outlets


/ #OwnTheMedia, Positive Perspective

24 Jun 2015


A constant stream of negative news led Jodie Jackson to study positive psychology. From both her academic work and personal experience, she argues that we need to turn our attention to solutions-focused news, for the benefit of ourselves and the wider world


/ Positive Perspective, Science

15 Jun 2015


The discovery of the oldest stone tools to date could change our understanding of human evolution, says Matt Pope


/ #OwnTheMedia, Positive Perspective

12 Jun 2015


The recent surge in fossil fuel divestment campaigns has not only given people a voice against the industry, but has boosted support for more sustainable alternatives. The same can happen with excessive negativity in the media, argues Tom Lawson

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/ Arts, Peace, Positive Perspective

05 Jun 2015


There is still little documentation of how art creates social and personal change. We must develop this language, argues Charlotte Onslow


/ Agriculture, Environment, Food, Positive Perspective

02 Jun 2015


Cutting meat and dairy consumption will help the world to meet its 2050 carbon emission targets, says Giles Crosse. The problem can be tackled, but only if the world’s governments stop ignoring the issue and subsidising cheap agricultural products