wellbeing

November 22, 2018

The 5 Ways to Wellbeing are widely recognised as a powerful guide to feeling good and functioning well in our everyday lives. They are social as well as individual. But what if we look at them through the lens of place and our sense of belonging to a city, a town, or a neighbourhood? With

March 9, 2018

Space, peace and quiet are luxuries if you live in a city, and anywhere if resources are tight. But while we all need to get away from time to time, I’m resistant to the idea that tranquility has to be separate from rather than integral to urban life. Designed right, a city can offer places

October 10, 2017

As it’s World Mental Health Day today, I thought I’d share my latest reflections on the various blogs featured in my Sense of Place series and what they say about mental wellbeing.  My guest bloggers Richard Sved, Catherine Raynor, Wendy Smithers and Katy Cooper write beautifully about what ‘sense of place’ means to them.  Unlike