Location: Global

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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

01 Apr 2015

 

Speed up your personal evolution this summer with one these transformative travel experiences

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, New Economics, Positive People

25 Mar 2015

 

The 40-hour work week is an ingrained part of our culture, but it does very little to enrich our lives. Lucy Purdy explores alternative working models that do away with the idea of the nine-to-five

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

18 Mar 2015

 

Professor Jules Pretty has travelled the world to explore how and why people live close to nature. In his book, The Edge of Extinction, he examines this relationship and discovers that money can't buy interconnectedness with nature

 
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/ Community

17 Mar 2015

 

Hope in the Heart’s Tam Martin Fowles updates us on the important work the Charter for Compassion is doing at home and abroad

 
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/ Body & Mind, Positive Perspective

10 Mar 2015

 

Compassion and creativity can triumph over hatred and injustice when people listen intimately to their instincts, says Sonya Likhtman

 
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/ Peace, Positive People

05 Mar 2015

 

International peacemaker and founder of the Centre for Nonviolent Communication, Marshall Rosenberg passed away last month. Daren De Witt recounts his remarkable life and how he helped spread Nonviolent Communication throughout the world

 
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/ EcoHustler

27 Feb 2015

 

Global connectivity means we now have the means, motive and opportunity to radically reorganise society to enable citizens to thrive within an abundant biosphere, says Matt Mellen

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

25 Feb 2015

 

It’s easy to assume that simply giving people money makes them lazy, yet a wealth of scientific research proves the contrary: free money helps. It’s time for a radical reform of the welfare state, argues Rutger Bregman

 
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/ Body & Mind, Democracy, Wellbeing

24 Feb 2015

 

Abortion legislation in some parts of the world may be relaxed to provide women with more rights and better healthcare

 
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/ Environment, Positive Perspective

17 Feb 2015

 

Let go of fear and the brakes on our lives are released, says Polly Higgins

 
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/ Positive Psychology

16 Feb 2015

 

Resilience is transmissible, says our Positive Psychology columnist Chris Johnstone. By sharing the stories that inspire us, we can pass it on

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, Innovation, Sustainable Development

06 Feb 2015

 

Forum for the Future’s major new digital hub, launching tomorrow in Singapore, is designed to unlock powerful new tools for sustainable innovation

 
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/ Positive Travel Blog

03 Feb 2015

 

Jasmine Irving has been travelling around France for the last three months, discovering a meaningful and cost-effective way to see the world by exchanging work for food and board

 
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/ Positive Travel

22 Jan 2015

 

Topher Downham is a Colorado park ranger, a skier, a downhill mountain biker and a serial adventurist. He’s also quadriplegic, but that never stopped him. He tells Aaron Millar his inspiring story

 
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/ Agriculture, Community, Environment, Food

19 Jan 2015

 

2014 marked the UN International Year of Family Farming, which celebrated the contribution family-based agriculture brings to the global food system. Ilaria Bertini headed to Italy to attend two of the year’s most significant family farming events

 
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/ Economics & Innovation, Positive Perspective

16 Jan 2015

 

Do we really make choices as consumers, or are we merely victims of pre-determined constructs? Laurence and Alison Matthews explain how shoppers can take back the power through ‘framespotting’

 
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/ Blogs, Positive Perspective

13 Jan 2015

 

The traditional hero narrative in stories has wreaked havoc with the world’s delicate balance, says Greta Rossi. Now it’s time to reclaim the original intention of the heroic tale, for the benefit of ourselves and the planet

 
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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

07 Jan 2015

 

The way we travel is constantly changing and 2015 is likely to be no exception. Here, Naomi Tolley looks at the best positive travel trips to take this year, as well as revealing the latest trends and must-do ethical destinations

 
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/ Community

05 Jan 2015

 

Forget wishing upon a star, a new site has hopefuls wishing upon the kindness of crowds instead

 
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/ Positive Psychology

01 Jan 2015

 

Psychology columnist Chris Johnstone explores how cultivating motivation can increase our satisfaction in life