Tag Archives: Happiness

The Importance of being Social

June 4, 2019


iStock-1125268244-smile-friend-balloonsSherman Folland investigates the influential role social capital plays in mental health and physical wellbeing. […]

Continue reading...

Emancipation Through Emotion Regulation at Work

May 16, 2017


CHAINDirk Lindebaum examines how to use reappraisals, and express anger (constructively) instead of ‘managing’ it. […]

Continue reading...

Wellbeing: An idea whose time has come?

July 8, 2016

1 Comment


Ian Bache and Louise Reardon examine the recent focus on wellbeing and where it is heading.

The terms ‘wellbeing’ and ‘quality of life’ are frequently utilised as part of political rhetoric. In the recent UK EU referendum campaign for example, UKIP leader Nigel Farage invoked quality of life as a reason to vote leave – and as a way to undermine the economic concerns of those wanting to remain in the EU. For over a decade, David Cameron has spoken of the need to promote GWB (General Wellbeing Being) and not just GDP. At one point he went as far as to say that ‘Improving our society’s sense of well-being is… the central political challenge of our time’. In Cameron’s case, however, engagement with wellbeing has been more than just rhetorical. […]

Continue reading...

Happiness and Wellbeing at Work: How to Shield Yourself from the Economic Crisis – by Ritsa Fotinatos-Ventouratos & Sir Cary L. Cooper

June 18, 2015


water drops on blue background - 3d rendering - illustration

Image Credit: Istockphoto

What are the tactics that individuals can use to improve their wellbeing at work during this economic crisis? How can organisations survive these turbulent times? What strategies can be put into place to promote happiness amongst people affected by this recessionary period? Professor Ritsa Fotinatos-Ventouratos & Professor Sir Cary L. Cooper consider the best ways to promote happiness and wellbeing at work, despite economic uncertainty.


Continue reading...
%d bloggers like this: