March 2016 - Australian River Restoration Centre

  • Why laughter is seriously good …

    Whenever I run workshops or am doing a facilitation job I always try and incorporate humour.   Laughter, whether it be a giggle or one of those great belly laughs, can change the atmosphere in a room from stilted and cold, to dynamic and warm within a few seconds.  I often use a video, song […]

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  • European River Symposium – Resources Available

    The 2016 European River Symposium took place on the 2nd and 3rd of March and there were some really interesting outcomes and resources that are now available to share, including presentation overviews that provide a snapshot of the conference themes.  Some of the Topics include Women and Waters; Partnerships for European Rivers; and Advancing Partnerships in […]

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  • What is “the good life”?

    We all want to find the key to living “the good life” – one that is fulfilling, and one in which we are healthy and happy. A popular view is that happiness is found in money or fame, however, Harvard researchers have found something far more important: that the secret to a good life is in […]

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  • Want to feel good? Reconnect with nature…

    It is so easy to become caught up in the busyness of the day, and to forget about the beautiful world we live in. Yet studies show that interaction with nature can improve our well-being by reducing stress and anger, clarify our thinking, and provide us with a sense of connection to something greater than ourselves.  In 2015, 35% […]

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