Tag Archive: happiness

Mar 31 2016

Workplace Wellbeing Index & Happiness Study

Tweet With organisations¬†increasingly focusing on employee wellbeing this post explores two things: a TED talk by Robert Waldinger¬†in November 2015 about the key findings from the longest study of human happiness spanning over 75 years and the upcoming Workplace Wellbeing Index from Mind. The Harvard study of Adult Development followed two groups of 724 boys …

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Jul 15 2014

Why does happiness at work dip mid-career?


Tweet The British Psychological Society Research Digest blog reports that workers in the middle of their career experience lower workplace wellbeing as a result of more demands on their time and less support from co-workers. The research of Dr Hannes Zacher involved construction workers in Australia and wellbeing was defined in terms of job satisfaction …

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May 26 2014

Infographic: how to boost happiness

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Tweet Happy workplaces are more productive workplaces, says Henry Stewart who runs a training and development company called Happy and who organises the Happy Workplace conference. Stewart makes the case for this assertion based on much research, which you can read here. Employees who are motivated and feel good about what they do are more …

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Mar 10 2014

10 keys to living a happier life

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Tweet A survey of 5,000 people shows how they rate themselves on ten habits identified from the latest scientific research as being key to happiness. The research was carried out by the charity Action for Happiness, in collaboration with behaviour change specialists Do Something Different. Giving was the top habit scoring an average of 7.41 …

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