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Enriching connections


/ Positive News blog

13 Dec 2012


Editorial: At a time of financial recession, we have the opportunity to remember that the greatest assets we have are each other. Our greatest currency is our social bonds. And our greatest capital is the content of the human heart

Regional Power Shift rally, US 2011 credit 350.org

/ Environment

12 Dec 2012


A new global event aims to unify action on climate change and is calling for young environmental leaders to get behind the cause


/ Economics & Innovation

11 Dec 2012


Offering a powerful and holistic foundation for a more life-sustaining society, Charles Eisenstein’s idea of the ‘gift economy’ flips current thinking on its head. Jini Reddy meets the man behind the vision


/ Wellbeing

07 Dec 2012


There is resurgent interest in improving citizens’ wellbeing, but this doesn’t mean we should automatically dismiss negative emotions; they can be important signals for change, says Matt Mellen


/ Community, Jamie Catto, Positive Perspective

05 Dec 2012


It is time for men to rediscover their masculinity and express their strength through compassion and service, not control and dominion, writes Jamie Catto


/ Cathrine Gyldensted, Media

30 Nov 2012


The science of positive psychology offers a new, more constructive foundation for news reporting, proposes Cathrine Gyldensted

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/ Conservation, Environment

19 Nov 2012


Developed countries are set to double their funding support for vulnerable marine areas, following a UN biodiversity conference

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/ Economics & Innovation

15 Nov 2012


Now in its second year, September’s global Free Money Day roused both gratitude and apprehension around the world

Felicity Warner founder of Soul Midwives. Credit f.warner

/ Wellbeing

12 Nov 2012


Ancient knowledge surrounding the processes of death is being brought back into modern care by soul midwives who seek to comfort those in their final days

Jamyang Dolma (Tibetan Song Lady)

/ Community

02 Nov 2012


A new project is trying to bridge the gap between young and old by bringing bedtime storytelling to children and adults alike


/ Economics & Innovation

31 Oct 2012


Avoid so-called ‘ethical’ investments and stick to positive ones, says founder of new investment website

Julie Howell

/ Economics & Innovation

29 Oct 2012


Julie Howell, founder of new business Giraffe Sense Mentoring, offers her tips on how to approach job seeking in a recession

Credit- Linh Do

/ Economics & Innovation, Environment

17 Oct 2012


A United Nations project aiming to help create a greener global economy has reported positive results from its initial projects


Becoming the cultural healer


/ World Goodwill

14 Oct 2012


Simon Marlow calls for humanity to leave it's differences in the past and instead work towards collectively creating a vision for a more positive future

Flickr member Tanitta

/ Peace & Democracy

11 Oct 2012


A new international day aims to raise awareness of girls’ rights to education around the world

Feminism plackard

/ Peace & Democracy

05 Oct 2012


As a new wave of feminism is sweeping the globe, Emily Prichard reports on the impact it’s having on outdated values

credit Nick J Webb

/ Paul Fletcher, Positive Perspective

03 Oct 2012


With the Olympic Games marking a moment of inspiration, 2012 is an opportunity for humanity to move into spiritual maturity, says Paul Fletcher

green is the new black lifestyle

/ Culture

02 Oct 2012


From Fair Wear to wardrobe surgery, fashion designers are not only coming up with new ways to recycle and reinvent their clothes, but are also lobbying MEPs for a more transparent labelling system

Raw salad

/ Wellbeing

28 Sep 2012


Kristina Georgiou finds out about the benefits of eating food as close to its natural state as possible


/ Environment

27 Sep 2012


The biochar debate may have quietened down in recent years, but entrepreneur Craig Sams – founder of Green & Blacks chocolate – says his research is showing promising signs of biochar’s potential in the battle against climate change