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Wellbeing at Work: Enabling All Stakeholders to Thrive

This is the seventh post in a series highlighting the best resources from each of the ten categories in our Wellbeing Database. The series has so far explored wellbeing in relation to the environment, education, food, economy, community and family. This post follows with a summary of the best resources relating to wellbeing at work.

An Interview with a Happiness Researcher

In this post Florence Scialom of the Network of Wellbeing (NOW) interviews Gaël Brulé, who is a happiness researcher at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam and part of the happiness think-tank, la Fabrique Spinoza. They discuss happiness at work, wellbeing indicators, links between education and happiness, and more.

How to make Happy Hour from 9-5

In this post author of international bestseller "Happy Hour Is 9 to 5", Alexander Kjerulf, shares his opinions about happiness in the workplace. He encourages organisations, and particularly those working within Human Resources (HR), to prioritise happiness in the workplace.

Wellbeing at Work and the Five Ways to Wellbeing

Recently Nic Marks spoke in Totnes, in an event NOW co-hosted together with Schumacher College. Nic Marks founded the award-winning New Economic Foundation (nef) Centre for Well-being and went on to produce ground-breaking work including the Happy Planet Index, National Accounts of Well-being, and the Five Ways to Wellbeing. In his recent talk he spoke about these experiences and also introduced his exciting new venture; Happiness Works. Inspired by Nic’s talk this post is a summary of some recent wellbeing news, framed through the theme of “wellbeing at work”, and also touching on the Five Ways to Wellbeing, too.

Video: Nic Marks on Wellbeing and Happiness at Work

Around 100 people came together to see a recent talk by Nic Marks about wellbeing and happiness, hosted by the Network of Wellbeing (NOW) and Schumacher College in Totnes. In this post you can read a review of the event, and watch the video of Nic's talk in full.