Month: December 2016

December 21, 2016 Flourishing Lives No comments exist

Christmas Advertising Ah Christmas, a time for children, grandparents and cute animals. Or so the £5.6billion spent in the UK on advertising and marketing would have us believe. However, whilst children play a diverse range of characters over the course of the year in the world of advertising, it seems that older people undergo a…

December 13, 2016 Flourishing Lives No comments exist

Measuring Happiness Very often in this sector we are required to ‘measure people’s happiness,’ to quantify the change in them as a result of their engagement with our work. However, while we can feel the development through their changed tone of voice, or their smile or the shift towards more proactive communications, capturing this in…

December 9, 2016 Flourishing Lives No comments exist

Rotherhithe Shed As part of Southbank Centre’s Being a Man festival, the Royal Festival Hall played temporary host to a series of ‘Men’s Sheds’ from across London, offering free workshops and skill demonstrations accessible to all.   The Men’s Shed movement started in Australia as a fun and engaging way to combat social isolation and…