Location: Global


/ Conservation, Youth

27 Nov 2015


Feeling excluded from traditional routes of marine protection, a new wave of young activists with an entrepreneurial spirit are going it alone and taking the future of the oceans into their own hands


/ Wellbeing

18 Nov 2015


Holding a grudge can have serious implications on our mental, emotional and physical wellbeing, but there’s more to forgiveness than simply ‘letting it go’. Psychologist Robert Enright outlines eight steps to practising forgiveness in a meaningful way


/ Economics & Innovation

04 Nov 2015


Crowdfunder, the UK's leading crowdfunding platform, believes that the economy is becoming increasingly people-led and as a result aims to raise £1 million to expand its support for social enterprises, charities, businesses and individuals

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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

29 Oct 2015


If you have a gluten intolerance or coeliac disease, travel might seem almost impossible. But it can offer surprising benefits too. Jasmine Irving tells fellow gluten-free travellers: don’t let it prevent you from seeing the world

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/ Community, Economics & Innovation, Innovation, Positive Perspective

23 Oct 2015


With many of the world's refugees finding themselves in 'temporary' settlements for decades, researcher Marlen de la Chaux argues that fostering entrepreneurial initiatives in camps could combat the negative consequences that result from years of boredom


/ Community, Wellbeing

20 Oct 2015


Inspirational movement Action for Happiness has big crowdfunding ambitions to make the world a happier place

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/ Economics & Innovation, New Economics

15 Oct 2015


Nathan Schneider investigates how transforming the financial system could shift the way debts are formed and dealt with; from a system where the chief reason to lend is for profit, to one where the wellbeing of both parties takes priority

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/ #OwnTheMedia, Media

13 Oct 2015


Positive news reporting is often perceived as serving only as light relief or as a trivial distraction from the realities of the world. But as Jodie Jackson explains, and there is a growing body of research emerging to suggest that these perceptions are unfounded


/ Positive Perspective

09 Oct 2015


Whether we’re searching for food or love, we’re all hunters in some form – but it’s how we choose to fulfil that instinct that determines our fate and the lives of those around us, says Caspar Walsh who believes that by taking a life he saved his own

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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

08 Oct 2015


Srin Madipalli, co-founder of new travel accommodation website Accomable, explains how he plans to make exploring the world hassle-free for all, irrespective of physical ability


/ Science, Wellbeing

02 Oct 2015


Being curious not only has the potential to improve our knowledgeable of the world around us, but recent research reveals it can improve our relationships, boost happiness and even make us healthier, says Emily Campbell


/ Innovation, Science, Sustainable Development

29 Sep 2015


Three international science organisations have announced that 2016 will be the International Year of Global Understanding, aiming to show “how to translate scientific insight into more sustainable lifestyles”

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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


/ Community, Transition News

14 Sep 2015


The Transition movement has expanded rapidly over the last decade, and now more than 27 countries boast National Hubs championing the initiative. The network’s first ever international conference, then, has been a long time coming

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/ Environment, Science

08 Sep 2015


As humanity’s quest for knowledge deepens into the cosmos, perhaps we should bow modestly to the ungraspable complexity of life here on Earth, says Marcus Nield


/ Education, Youth

07 Sep 2015


With the majority of UK schools now back after the summer break, we round up our favourite stories highlighting some of the positive changes being made in education


/ 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?


/ 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