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/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

30 Jul 2015

 

No holiday planned this year? With summer now in full swing you may think it's too late, but there are plenty of simple ways to get away from it all. We round up our favourite Positive Travel articles on short breaks to give you some inspiration

 
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/ Environment, Sustainable Development

29 Jul 2015

 

Diversifying away from palm oil is a challenging issue, but one that’s vital to ensure the longevity of the environment, our health and the economy, says Bhavani Shankar

 
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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

 
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/ Science

15 Jul 2015

 

Looking back at ten years of writing about the science of human goodness for Greater Good, Jeremy Adam Smith discovers that the bad and good – and the inner and outer – go hand in hand

 
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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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/ #OwnTheMedia

08 Jul 2015

 

Positive News is now the world's first crowdfunded global media cooperative; owned by its readers and journalists, following the success of its #OwnTheMedia campaign

 
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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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/ 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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/ #OwnTheMedia, Community

06 Jul 2015

 

Greater self-esteem and a feeling of inclusiveness are just some of the psychological benefits to belonging to a virtual community, according to a new study

 
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/ #OwnTheMedia

03 Jul 2015

 

With more than 1,000 new co-owners on board, Positive News has reached its £200,000 fundraising target on day 25 of the #OwnTheMedia campaign. It now aims to raise a total of £250,000 by 8 July

 
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/ Community, Technology

02 Jul 2015

 

The internet can sometimes seem rife with hate, harassment and conflict, but as Rachel England finds out, the kindness of strangers is putting it through rehab

 
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/ #OwnTheMedia

02 Jul 2015

 

As our crowdfunded community share offer enters its final week, we take a look at some of the coverage the Positive News #OwnTheMedia campaign has received across the rest of the press

 
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/ #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

 
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/ #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

 
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/ #OwnTheMedia

25 Jun 2015

 

We ask some of our journalists what they love about writing for Positive News

 
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/ #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