Marriage is best for long-term happiness
Those who marry are more satisfied than those who remain single. The benefits of marriage persist in the long-term. Marriage seems to be most important in middle age. Those who are best friends with their partners have the largest well-being benefits.
The effect of a dog in school
A comfort dog is a counselling support. They possess the two most important qualities of an effective social worker or counsellor--unconditional acceptance and warmth.
A “compassionate community” scheme in Frome aimed at tackling loneliness and associated ill health has helped cut emergency hospital admissions by 17%.
Time to Change
Around 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem this year yet the shame and silence can be as bad as the mental health problem itself.
Insights into poverty and inequality - 4
Since the early 1990s, inequality, as shown by the Gini coefficient, has stayed relatively level. In other words, although there is inequality there has not been a large increase in recent years.
Why beauty matters
“At every level of the human experience, we are looking for the beautiful, something that gives priority to our souls, not just our physical needs.”
St Martin's Frontline Network Conference - Wellbeing on the Frontline - London
@Conway Hall 25 Red Lion Square London WC1R 4RL
The St Martin’s Frontline Network invites frontline workers providing support to people experiencing Homelessness or who are vulnerably housed, to our Frontline Network Conference 2018.
The Conference is a get together of frontline workers, to harness ideas, energy and experience from frontline workers across the UK and highlight challenges being faced.