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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.
Lifting spirits of those with dementia
While music is known for lifting moods, rising evidence shows profound responses when favourite tunes are played to those with dementia.
Insights into poverty and inequality - 3
Pay is not a strong satisfier but an employees’ perceived lack of pay or unfairly administered pay is a serious dissatisfier.
Why beauty matters
From a TED talk
“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.”
Insights into poverty and inequality - 2
What measures give a better indication of poverty and help focus attention on areas needing improvement as well as showing us what is working well?
Insights into poverty and inequality - 1
From an article in the New Yorker magazine
The amount of money you have is not the main determinant of well-being; what matters is how you feel about it. People who feel relatively poor have behaviours which lead to poverty.
A different way of doing business following research from Mars Inc on 'What is the right level of profit for its business activities?'
Factors which contribute to thriving
From a study by Dr Daniel Brown and others
Research has identified two lists of key factors, internal and external, that facilitate thriving.
Counting your blessings improves mental health
From research by Joel Wong and Joshua Brown, India
Recent evidence suggests if the practice of gratitude is added to counselling, it shows great psychological benefits.
The Happiness Course Leaders Training Day - London
@Livability 6 Mitre Passage London SE10 0ER
This day will train you to run Livability’s “The Happiness Course” in your community. The Happiness Course is a four session course developed by Livability to support churches in having meaningful conversations with their community about happiness and wellbeing. It opens up conversation about deeper meaning.
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