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Building Wellbeing Together: A Weekend to (Re-)Think Wellbeing

The Network of Wellbeing (NOW) is proud to partner the beautiful Hawkwood College in hosting a ‘Building Wellbeing Together Weekend‘ from 22nd - 24th September 2017, in Stroud, UK. We’re delighted to announce that the world-renowned wellbeing and happiness researcher Nic Marks and positive psychology expert Chris Johnstone will be keynote speakers! And we’re keen to hear your views on who and what else you’d love to have at this event. This post shares all the latest details!

Tea With Strangers: Breaking Down Barriers Through Conversation

We're more "connected" than ever before, but we're also more alone. Loneliness and a sense of isolation are just two by-products of living in an age where we’re more likely to be staring at our phones than smiling at each other on the street, or listening to music than talking to people on the bus. Tea With Strangers (TWS) is a community initiative that seeks to make cities feel like neighbourhoods by breaking down barriers between strangers and bringing people together to share stories, ideas and perspectives. This guest blog post shares more about TWS's work in London.

Announcing Latest Totnes Wellbeing Fund Recipients

The Totnes Wellbeing Fund aims to support individuals and community groups in Totnes (Devon, UK) and adjacent parishes, offering small seed grants to help turn great ideas to boost wellbeing into reality. In latest news, NOW is delighted to announce two of the latest recipients of the Totnes Wellbeing Fund: Different Strokes and Totnes Food Shed. Plus, we’ve also recently released a new video about Totnes Wellbeing Fund recipient, the Living Projects.