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/ Innovation, Technology, Wellbeing

18 Dec 2014

 

Is it possible to ‘hack’ your own happiness? Helen Parnham investigates how emerging technologies can improve wellbeing

 
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/ Community, Health

16 Dec 2014

 

Whether it is traders refusing to sell them food for fear of touching contaminated coins, or religious leaders turning them away from mosques and churches, Ebola survivors risk being marginalised. But grassroots groups in Africa are helping to nurture reintegration

 
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/ Body & Mind, Health, Innovation, Science, Wellbeing

11 Dec 2014

 

A paralysed man in Poland is slowly learning to walk again thanks to a breakthrough medical procedure

 
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/ Wellbeing

08 Dec 2014

 

Give homeless individuals a fair chance, says social justice coalition

 
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/ Lifestyle, Wellbeing

24 Nov 2014

 

European nations seen as best prepared to care for ageing populations

 
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/ Wellbeing

11 Nov 2014

 

Latest campaign from random-act-of-kindness group aims to help police officers appear less scary to children

 
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/ Health

30 Oct 2014

 

A clinical trial involving nearly 300 men and women in one of China’s most polluted regions has found that daily consumption of a broccoli beverage helped excretion of benzene, a known carcinogen, and acrolein, a lung irritant

 
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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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/ 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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/ Lifestyle, Wellbeing

10 Oct 2014

 

Forget the Hunger Games, the Compassion Games are set to be the next trend du jour, as Lee Williams finds out during his 11-day undercover mission of kindness

 
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/ Environment, Innovation, Lifestyle, Social Enterprise, Sustainable Development, Technology

30 Sep 2014

 

In-built obsolescence may seem a forgivable quirk of the modern technology many of us love, but it has a force of its own, placing us on a wheel of consumer slavery. But there is another way, writes Lucy Purdy

 
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/ Environment, Wellbeing

23 Sep 2014

 

Nurturing a deeper, more interactive connection with nature is essential for the Earth's wellbeing and our own, says Jini Reddy, as she spends a week in Devon learning from indigenous traditions

 
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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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/ Peace & Democracy, Politics, Wellbeing

05 Sep 2014

 

With Ireland in first place, a new index has been created to measure the good that countries do for the rest of the world. Ben Whitford meets its founder, Simon Anholt, and finds out how it could encourage more altruistic and socially positive government policies

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, Health, Lifestyle

03 Sep 2014

 

Two health and business professionals have joined growing calls for a reduced working week in order to improve employee wellbeing and business efficiency

 
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/ Community, Health, Innovation, Politics, Sustainable Development

28 Aug 2014

 

Since 1948 the NHS has provided publicly-funded healthcare based on equality. But with continuing funding cuts and privatisation threatening the service we ask a group of experts how it can have a secure long-term future that best serves the public

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, Wellbeing

19 Aug 2014

 

New legislation gives extra 20 million people licence to request to work flexibly

 
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/ Positive People, Wellbeing

15 Aug 2014

 

A successful journalist with a thriving family, Rachel Kelly’s life was torn apart by depression. She tried everything to cope, from medication to spending more time outdoors, but it was the power of poetry, she says, that ultimately saved her