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/ #OwnTheMedia, Positive News blog

26 May 2015


Editorial: By giving attention to what is life-enhancing, Positive News offers a different lens on the world

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/ #OwnTheMedia, Media, Positive Perspective

18 May 2015


Editors may believe that negative news sells, but Denise Baden’s research indicates that it is having adverse effects on our wellbeing. This is an ethical issue, she says, and suggests that more constructive reporting could present a solution


/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

13 May 2015


Seeking out people and organisations working towards environmental stability has always been at the heart of Emily Dunning's travels. She recounts her experiences, the lessons she has learned and the inspiration behind her new website Seek The Change

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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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/ Community, Culture

28 Apr 2015


Why would human evolution have given us music? New research says the answer may lie in our drive to connect with others


, / 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

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/ Arts, Health, Lifestyle, Spirit, Wellbeing

07 Apr 2015


The sense of awe on experiencing the beauty of nature, art and spirituality may boost our immune systems, according to a new study


/ 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

The Broomway, Essex. Photo Professor Jules Pretty

/ 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

With Lindi Tshabalala of Phaphama Intitute in Soweto

/ 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


/ 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


/ 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


/ 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


/ 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

James Goodman

/ 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