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Lowri Dowthwaite

Lowri Dowthwaite

Lecturer in Psychological Interventions, University of Central Lancashire
Lowri is a Lecturer in Psychological Interventions at the University of Central Lancashire. Lowri's area of interest is in Positive Psychology and the Science of Happiness. Lowri has worked as a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner within the NHS, offering treatment and working in a senior supervision and leadership role. Lowri is passionate about enhancing health and wellbeing and has a special interest in Positive Psychology and positive interventions. Lowri is embarking on research around happiness workshops for people with common mental health problems. Lowri has also developed a Science of Happiness course (Happy Hour) that is being delivered within the NHS to staff and patients. It covers the science of happiness, why laughter is the best medicine- the healing power of humour as well as positive ageing – how to enjoy later life.

Facing the coronavirus crisis together could lead to positive psychological growth

Apr 04, 2020 06:28 am UTC| Health

Although news reports of hoarding, and panic-buying might make it hard to believe, research shows that natural disasters, like the novel coronavirus pandemic, can actually bring out the best in people. Although times of...

Striving for happiness could be making you unhappy – here’s how to find your own path

Apr 27, 2019 06:17 am UTC| Insights & Views Health

Happiness is big business, with sales of self-help books in the UK reaching record levels in the past year. Perhaps thats because happiness is no longer the birthright of the elite. Just half a century ago, psychologist...

Men and women experience happiness differently – here's why

Nov 26, 2018 17:10 pm UTC| Health

Whos happier, men or women? Research shows its a complicated question and that asking whether males or females are happier isnt really that helpful, because essentially, happiness is different for women and men. Womens...

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