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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.

Top Wellbeing Thinker Nic Marks Speaking on Happiness at Work

One of the world’s top wellbeing thinkers, Nic Marks, will be speaking this Thursday 27th February in Totnes (in the Civil Hall from 7:30pm), in an event NOW are co-hosting together with Schumacher College. Nic Marks founded nef's award-winning 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. He is now working on a new venture, Happiness Works. In his talk on Thursday Nic will discuss the latest research and tools to promote happiness and wellbeing at work.