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Wellbeing and the New Economy: NOW at NESI

Here at the Network of Wellbeing (NOW) we are very excited that some of our team will be joining the New Economy and Social Innovation Forum (NESI) in Malaga from 19th-22nd April. There is a clear link between the economy and wellbeing, and this is our motivation for supporting NESI.

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!

Winter Happiness Festival Offers Antidote to January Blues

The Museum of Happiness is launching the perfect antidote to the January Blues: The Winter Happiness Festival! The Festival will be running for four weeks, starting on Saturday 21st January and finishing around 19th February. The venue for this excellent event will be the Canvas Cafe, a not-for-profit creative space in East London, which regularly hosts wellbeing and happiness events. The Festival intends to offer people a space to relax, be playful, connect and explore the topic of happiness.

Fireside - Wellbeing Funding in Action

The Totnes Wellbeing Fund offers grants up to £500 to help new initiatives which could really enhance personal, community and environmental wellbeing locally. This summer, Mim Stenning was awarded a grant to set up a community Open Mic night called Fireside. In this blog, she gives us a wonderful account of her journey to connect others through music and song.

Community Potluck Crowdfunder

The Totnes Community Potluck was inspired by conversations between the Network of Wellbeing and members of the local community in Totnes. People felt the community needed a friendly and accessible place to socialise on Friday evenings, where they could meet friends and connect with others, particularly if they had young children or couldn’t afford to go to restaurants.