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Mindful Photography for Improved Wellbeing

This post shares Ruth Davey’s experiences of utilising photography and mindfulness as a way to care for her mental health and overall wellbeing. Ruth now shares her skills and experiences through her organisation, Look Again.

Positive Psychology and Finding Your Purpose: Michelle Preston Webinar

Are you keen to find more passion, purpose and meaning in your life but not sure where to start? Or do you have a strong sense of purpose but you often find yourself too strained and stretched to fulfil your mission in a positive way? Then you will likely benefit from watching the recording from our webinar with the wonderful Michelle Preston, who is Founder of Simply Happy and Women on Purpose and is also an expert in Applied Positive Psychology.

Ways to Love People and Planet on Valentine’s Day (and Every Day)

Valentine's Day is upon us. To some it is an opportunity to show romantic love, to others an over-hyped demonstration of consumer culture. But what are the options beyond this, and can Valentine's Day remind us of ways to show love to people and planet today and every day? Check out some of the best ideas and campaigns we've spotted from across the web to help mark this day.

A Purpose-Full Life: The Mission for Meaning

Guest post by Michelle Preston, Simply Happy

I remember interviews, in my early twenties being asked the dreaded question, “so, what do you want to be in five years time?” and I would always reply, “I just want to be happy” – this was decades before the birth of positive psychology, and my answer was met with blank expressions and needless to say no job offer on that particular day!

Happier Self and a Happier World: Shamash Alidina Webinar Summary

On Tuesday 30th January the Network of Wellbeing (NOW) hosted a free webinar called Happier Self, Happier World with Museum of Happiness Co-Founder Shamash Alidina. The webinar explored themes of self-compassion, mindfulness and 'kindfulness'. This post shares the top five tips Shamash shared in the webinar, as well as a link to the webinar video if you'd like to watch it in full.