Wellbeing

 
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/ Body & Mind, Science

26 Aug 2015

 

Have you been told that you sleep too much? As well as giving the mind and body precious down-time, sleeping can also help us solve problems, according to new research

 
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/ Health

20 Aug 2015

 

Menstrual hygiene continues to be one of the most pressing issues facing women in developing countries. Here, Thorsten Kiefer looks at five innovative programmes around the globe that aim to raise awareness

 
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/ Community, Health

18 Aug 2015

 

Close-knit communities have a significant advantage when it comes to tackling malaria, according to new findings which could be applicable to malaria prevention activities around the world

 
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/ Education, Wellbeing, Youth

17 Aug 2015

 

A new study on mindfulness aims to find out how it can boost teenagers’ mental health

 
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/ Health

05 Aug 2015

 

The goal to get HIV treatment to 15 million people by the end of 2015 has already been met, says the UN

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, Wellbeing

03 Aug 2015

 

Call-in radio programme aims to reduce mental health problems caused by earthquakes

 
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/ 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

 
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/ Community, Culture, Lifestyle, Wellbeing

10 Jul 2015

 

Previously reserved for towns and cities with fewer than 50,000 people, the Cittaslow organisation’s slow city concept is now attracting interest from the world’s largest metropolises

 
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/ Education, Environment, Health

08 Jul 2015

 

A new study has discovered that children’s mental health and wellbeing improves if they are exposed to green spaces at school

 
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/ Wellbeing

07 Jul 2015

 

Active ageing is on the up in the EU, despite the economic crisis and austerity measures, a new report suggests

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, Wellbeing

06 Jul 2015

 

You’re busy, “crazy-busy” even, so why would taking more breaks and wandering off for walks during the working day help you become less busy and more successful? Because, when done properly, less is more says Christine Carter

 
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/ Community, Innovation, Lifestyle, New Economics, Sustainable Development

17 Jun 2015

 

From Guernsey to the Seychelles, island communities are working to reinvent themselves. Lucy Purdy explores the new social and economic systems being developed offshore

 
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/ Food, Health, Social Enterprise

04 Jun 2015

 

Shift Design aims to make positive changes to people’s behaviour through meaningful action and social enterprise. One project, Box Chicken, aims to revolutionise the way young people in London view fast food

 
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/ Body & Mind, Science

27 May 2015

 

A new study finds that cultivating a diversity of emotions – positive or negative – can make us happier and healthier

 
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/ Community, Culture, Lifestyle, Wellbeing

12 May 2015

 

A growing network of Happy Cafes around the UK is helping to counteract the materialistic way of thinking that is damaging to both our mental wellbeing and the planet, says Stan Rosenthal, national coodinator for the Happy Cafe Network

 
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/ Health, Wellbeing, Youth

11 May 2015

 

Tradition, corruption and political negligence continue to stigmatise mental illness, but the new generation is transforming old taboos

 
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/ Wellbeing, Youth

30 Apr 2015

 

New research suggests that treating oneself with kindness and mindfulness is more effective than improving self-esteem when facing the challenges of teenage years

 
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, / Health

27 Apr 2015

 

This week marks the fourth annual World Immunization Week. Kylie Bull reports on how the increasing use of child vaccinations is saving lives in Kenya

 
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/ Body & Mind, Spirit

21 Apr 2015

 

‘Doing’ without ‘being’ has led humankind down a troublesome path, says Giles Hutchins. Now is the time to transform the way we exist in the world