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NOW’s Totnes Wellbeing Fund Welcomes Applications

Supporting small changes, which make a big difference to wellbeing – this is the aim of the Totnes Wellbeing Fund (TWF), set up three years ago by the Network of Wellbeing (NOW). We have a new round of funding available, and individuals and community groups with good ideas and projects to boost wellbeing in Totnes and adjacent parishes are invited to apply to the TWF by 6pm Friday 16th June 2017.

How Can We Create a Happier World for Ourselves and Others?

How can we create a happier world for ourselves and others? Here at the Network of Wellbeing (NOW) we co-hosted a talk from wellbeing pioneer Nic Marks on this topic in Exeter earlier this month. Nic shared his wealth of experience exploring this question, from his early work on the Happy Planet Index and the Five Ways to Wellbeing, to his more recent engagement with happiness in the workplace.

Building Wellbeing Together Weekend: Amazing Speakers and Stunning Venue!

How can we build wellbeing together; in our own lives, in wider society and in harmony with the natural world? The Network of Wellbeing and Hawkwood College are exploring this question at the Building Wellbeing Together Weekend from 22nd - 24th September 2017, together with many amazing speakers, and we'd like you to join us too!

Ideas for a Happier World: Nic Marks’ Public Talk in Exeter on 9th May

Nic Marks is one of the world’s leading thinkers, writers and doers on happiness and wellbeing, having co-created the Happy Planet Index, Five Ways to Wellbeing and Happiness Works. He’s also an inspiring speaker and has given a series of popular TED talks. In this blog post, NOW’s Dr. Larch Maxey introduces an exciting talk by Nic Marks, which NOW will be co-hosting with Exeter University, at 6-8pm on Tuesday 9th May, 2017.

Building Wellbeing Together Weekend – Early Bird Tickets Now Available!

How can we build wellbeing together; in our own lives and in wider society? We invite you to explore this and other related questions with us at a ‘Building Wellbeing Together Weekend‘ from 22nd - 24th September 2017, together with the beautiful Hawkwood College, in Stroud, UK. The Weekend will offer many high profile speakers, interactive sessions and activities, opportunities to connect with others as well as time for deeper reflection.