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Meeting the Five Ways to Wellbeing as a Wellbeing Ambassador

By Denise Curi, Wellbeing Ambassador

Through my role as a Wellbeing Ambassador I have been able to engage in wellbeing in many different ways; from writing blog posts about my experiences, passions and motivations, to attending events such as the wonderful Festival of Wellbeing last October in London, which enabled me to listen to very inspiring talks about wellbeing, and also enjoy dance, music, and poetry.

Eating Better for a Fair, Green and Healthy Future

Guest post by Sue Dibb, Coordinator, Eating Better

We need to talk about meat. Yet for too long it’s been a sensitive subject for the public, not to mention politicians and much of the food and farming industry. But times are changing.

New Year, New Philosophy

Guest post by Satish Kumar, Editor-in-Chief at Resurgence & Ecologist and is also a Network of Wellbeing (NOW) Trustee

We must go beyond self-interest and embrace the idea of mutual interest. We are all related. We are all connected. We are made of each other. The whole of existence is made of the same seven elements: earth, air, fire, water, space, time and consciousness.

Sharing a Passion for Wellbeing

In this inspiring post Juliana Essen shares why she is passionate about wellbeing and why this passion has inspired her to become a Wellbeing Ambassador.

“Why are you passionate about wellbeing?” That question stumped me for a moment. I just am. How can I not be, when I know... [click the link below to Read More].

Recent News framed through the Five Ways to Wellbeing

As 2013 drew to a close we were offered lots of interesting news from the world of wellbeing. In this post Jesús Martin shares some highlights from recent news pieces, framed in terms of Five Ways to Wellbeing (which are: Connect, Be Active, Take Notice, Keep Learning, Give).The Five Ways model was originally developed by the New Economics Foundation (nef), and the Network of Wellbeing has adopted this model as an initial guiding tool in our work. Although the Five ways to Wellbeing are of course contextual and at times overlapping, I hope this framing will help readers to identify the relevance of recent news within a broader wellbeing framework.