Editor’s note: Uh oh, this quote says it all: “A large American health-care provider, Ochsner Health System, introduced a rule that workers must make eye contact and smile whenever they walk within ten feet of another person in the hospital.”
In this new series of articles, Roisin Woolnough explores the TED Talk of Shawn Achor…
Editor’s note: Great video sharing insights from research spanning 80 years into the health and happiness of hundreds of men. The conclusion: happiness comes with good relationships.
Editor’s note: As well as looking at global happiness levels, this report takes a deeper look at areas that might interest L&D professionals such as the neuroscience of happiness.
Self-acceptance could be the key to a happier life, yet it’s the happy habit many people practise the least
Editor’s note: This research into what makes us happy in terms of our habits shows the accepting who we are is perceived to be a top habit but it is not the one we practise the most. Useful list if you believe a happy employee is an engaged one.
Editor’s note: With the brain the brain is directly wired to the immune system and there are bridges with the nervous system, could the feeling of happiness have a positive effect on our health and well being? Some researchers think so.
Here are our my curated tweets from the chat2lrn Twitter chat on #happiness at work.…
Editor’s note: Employee surveys reinvented. Now there is no reason not to know how your colleagues feel.
Alexander Kjerulf has produced an eight minute animation based on his work on happiness at…
Editor’s note: Jay Cross shares this slide deck on happiness and meaningfulness by author Jennifer Aaker.
Editor’s note: Researchers show that an important factor in happiness at work is not how much you earn but how what you earn compares to your peers.