Cultivating Community Category

Facebook: Harmless Fun or a Farce? The Rise of Facebookaholics Anonymous

My name is Sarah and I am a facebookaholic. It has been three hours since I last checked my timeline. No, I’m not really a facebookaholic and I know that addictions and other mental health issues are no joke.  I am somewhat of an ‘all or nothing’ person, and have been (up until now) a […]

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Flourishing Friendships via Facebook or over the Fence?: Cultivating Community in a Cyber Culture

This coming weekend sees Neighbour’s Day celebrated across the country. Sponsored by Neighbourhood Support and the Mental Health Foundation, this is a country wide initiative to encourage the transformation of streets into neighbourhoods. Last year our street had a shared picnic in the street, and it was a lovely chance to meet new neighbour’s, and […]

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