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Wellbeing Through Creativity

Guest post by Rebecca Mellor, Creative Wellbeing

Our creativity, as a means of connecting with ourselves, others and the world around us, is vital to building a wellbeing based society. Without it, we are destined to plough through the existing paradigm as it grows ever more obsolete and unresponsive to our needs. By embedding creativity and the value of creativity into our everyday lives and into the way our infrastructure works for us, we don’t just embrace an intrinsic human quality, we allow ourselves the opportunity to develop appropriate solutions to the myriad issues facing society today.

Celebrating World Values Day By Valuing Things That Have No Price Tag

Values are what make us who we are. They are the compass guiding everything we do – our choices and our actions. When we forget that compass, we take the wrong turn. It’s the same for our families, for our communities, for the world. Our values show us the way. The 19th October is World Values Day, and offers a chance to engage and celebrate those values most important to us. The Network of Wellbeing (NOW) is proud to support this Day.

NOW Announces Latest Totnes Wellbeing Fund Recipients

The Totnes Wellbeing Fund aims to support individuals and community groups in and around Totnes (Devon, UK), offering small seed grants to help turn great ideas to boost wellbeing into reality. In latest news, NOW is delighted to announce two of the latest recipients of the Totnes Wellbeing Fund: Bodykind Festival and Nourishing Families.

How to be a Wellbeing Practitioner

Guest post by Chris Johnstone, positive psychologist and author

Years ago I trained as a medical practitioner. These days, I prefer to think of myself as a wellbeing practitioner. I see this role as exciting, inviting and life-enhancing. The shifts I’ve made in my transition from medicine reflect a deeper perspective change relevant not only to health-care but also to life in general.