Workplace Wellness Plans: Buyer Beware!

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I set my foot in the corporate world in 1997, holding my phone (the size of my shoe), wearing my large lapelled, purple dress-suit with so much pride, enthusiasm, and naivety.  Since those heady days, I have seen more corporate trends come and go than mobile phones.  Ok small exaggeration, but I feel you get … Continue reading Workplace Wellness Plans: Buyer Beware!

Wellbeing@work: A Case Study

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But first This is part of our quick reads series; helping you stay informed without hogging your precious time. This post covers a wellbeing at work case study (in manufacturing) written up in Occupational Health in 2015. I’m sure you know when you are experiencing wellbeing and when you are not. However, this does not … Continue reading Wellbeing@work: A Case Study

Wellbeing at Work: What Promotes it?

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This is part of our quick reads series; helping you stay informed without hogging your precious time. This post summarises a presentation at the 2017 World Congress for the International Positive Psychology Association on what promotes wellbeing at work. Background The goods news is work (even with its inherent challenges and dramas) is good for … Continue reading Wellbeing at Work: What Promotes it?

Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?

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This is part of our quick reads series; helping you stay informed without hogging your precious time.  This post considers the book - Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything? Spoiler alert: yes it would seem poor old Gwyneth is wrong about everything; from juice cleanses, to coffee enemas and steaming her fanny (I added that … Continue reading Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?

How Emotions Are Made

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This is part of our quick reads series; helping you stay informed without hogging your precious time.  This post covers the book: “How Emotions are Made” by Lisa Feldman Barret.  We encourage you to read the book if this summary tickles your fancy, because as you will see - summarising this dazzling book in less … Continue reading How Emotions Are Made