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International Health Humanities Network

A global platform to explore, celebrate and develop new approaches in advancing health and wellbeing through the arts and humanities in hospitals, residential and community settings.

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For those of you that like to know the latest research and evidence, do check out this website ‘keeping you up to date with reliable mental health research, policy and guidance’.

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The Science of Happiness

We all want to be happy, and there are countless ideas about what happiness is and how we can get some. But not many of those ideas are based on science. That’s where this course comes in.

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Onward Mental Health

Integrative mental health gives you a remarkably diverse set of options that include, but go well beyond, medication.  Craig Wagner argues that although there is no “silver bullet” for mental health recovery, 27 broad non-drug options have been validated by thousands of scientific studies and affirmed by the experience of many who have reclaimed their lives.

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Working with ACT

This website aims to translate the latest evidence from behavioural science, mindfulness and Acceptance and Commitment Training (ACT) into the workplace.

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Keep an Interest Diary Blob-Brain-Cogs

An interesting variation on the theme of keeping a daily record to build your interest and enthusiasm in life. A blog from Coert Visser who writes about a progress-focused approach.

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The Happiness at Work Survey

A quick easy and affordable tool for organisations to measure and receive real-time feedback on how their strength areas and risk areas link together. Developed by the New Economics Foundation, you can test out their survey for free.

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Authentic Happiness

A fascinating positive psychology website from the University of Pennsylvania with lots of interesting information. You can gain some self insight with their on-line questionnaires if you join their research programme.

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In 2009, NEF published their ground breaking report on Five Ways to Wellbeing. They continue to produce research findings on wellbeing in a social and economic context, more recently focusing on how inequalities in wellbeing have increased.

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What Works Wellbeing

Set up in 2014, this Centre has commissioned an evidence programme to bring together research about what works, initially in three areas: work and adult learning, community wellbeing, culture and sport. This is alongside work on wellbeing across the life course, measurement, analysis of data, definitions and identifying area for further research in relation to wellbeing.

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