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Let Nature do the Healing: Wellbeing and Wildness Event

Recently the Network of Wellbeing's Kate Reed attended an inspiring Wildness and Wellbeing summer seminar at Young Wood near Taunton. It turned out to be a great opportunity to share experience, explore good practice and find new ways of connecting with nature to enhance wellbeing. Kate reflects on her experiences at the event in this post.

Small Changes, Big Difference: Latest Totnes Wellbeing Fund Awardees

The Totnes Wellbeing Fund aims to support individuals and community groups in Totnes (Devon, UK) and surrounding areas, helping them to turn great ideas to boost wellbeing into reality. Because a small change can make a big difference, we’re keen to support initiatives where a little input from us could really enhance personal, community and environmental wellbeing.

We offer seed grants between £100 and 500 to help turn your ideas into reality. Last week, four more exciting local projects were awarded funding by the Totnes Wellbeing Fund: the Aller Park Project, River Dart Wild Church, Natural Art Movement and an Open-no-mic Night.

Happy Planet Index 2016: Measuring Sustainable Wellbeing

The 2016 Happy Planet Index (HPI) results are in. For the fourth time, the New Economics Foundation (nef) have ranked countries all over the world based on how efficiently their residents are able to live long, happy lives right now, and in the future. In this guest blog post they share a summary of the results.

Take a Walk on the Wild Side with #30DaysWild

30 Days Wild is a campaign running throughout June encouraging people to do something wild every day for thirty days. No matter where you live – from an urban jungle to a windswept mountain – wildlife and wild places are all around, waiting to be discovered by you. The campaign is being run by The Wildlife Trusts, and offers an opportunity for participants to feel happier, healthier and more connected to nature. In this post read an account of how 30 Days Wild changed one participant's life. And if you’re inspired to get involved, there’s still time to sign up and connect with your wild side!