Flora Bowley is an artist, author and rule breaker whose work has become a movement empowering others to unleash the creative spirit within. She believes that creative expression is crucial for holistic wellbeing. Her story and guidance is an invitation for each of us to light up our creative potential, not only on the canvas but as true artists of life.
William Ury has mediated some of the world’s most intractable conflicts, ranging from the Kentucky Wildcat Coal Mine strikes to ethnic wars in the Middle East, the Balkans, and the former Soviet Union. With former president Jimmy Carter, he co-founded the International Negotiation Network, he helped end a civil war in Indonesia and assisted in preventing one in Venezuela. Here he shares what he’s learned about conflict and resolution, starting within ourselves.
Scarlett Lewis is the founder of the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Foundation and her story is profound. In December 2012, Scarlett’s six-year-old son, Jesse, was murdered along with 25 students and teachers at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Inspired by a message her son had scrawled on a chalk board shortly before he died, Scarlett went on an extraordinary journey of love, forgiveness, courage and healing.
More than 60,000 refugees are living in Greek camps, trapped there since European borders were shut in March 2016. Composer Shai Shriki is setting off to find the musicians amongst them. He plans to take instruments into the camps and uncover personal stories through the universal language of music.
Being ‘connected’ 24/7 is making many of us feel stressed, anxious and lonely. Angela Lockwood is the author of 'Switch Off; How to Find Calm in a Noisy World'. She says we need to create boundaries between ourselves and technology. By doing this we take back control of technology and find time and space for real connection and true purpose.
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