Media and Photography Supporting Positive Well-being

Created on: 17 Mar 2021 | Last modified: 20 Sep 2021

Can Media Have a Positive Impact on Our Well-being? 

We have been exploring some of the positive impacts film, podcasts and other media can have on our well-being. Please access the blog posts, with practical hints and tips for you to consider, below.

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Mindful photography

We capture images daily through the digital devices in our lives, from phones, to computers, to dashcams.  Here we provide some ways of using photography as a way to focus mindfulness.

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 Share your hobby

Even solitary hobbies have social and collaborative possibilities. Here we explore a few ways you can share your interests and engage with other people, whilst doing what you love.

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Film and TV – make your viewing habits work for your well-being

We ask how we can make the most of our viewing choices so they work towards our well-being, and consider how film and TV can bring us together.

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Podcasts and well-being

A conversation on why, even when not focused on well-being and mindfulness, podcasts can be good for well-being. Plus, some podcast recommendations for you to explore.

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Gaming and well-being

We’ve drawn together some materials suggesting there can be positive well-being effects from gaming, for example tackling isolation, and as a means of stress-release. 

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