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Is CBT a clinically effective intervention in work settings? A new clinical study

Research Briefing

Keywords: CBT, workplace well-being, well-being, cognitive behavioural therapy, absenteeism NICE – the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence – in the UK recommends CBT or Cognitive Behavioural Therapy as part of a range of therapies and interventions to help people with issues that lead to frequent short-term absences or long-term sick absence from work […]

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The one thing that stress, anxiety and depression has in common

Research Briefing

Keywords: repetitive negative thinking, rumination, worry, depression, anxiety, intrusive thoughts, mindfulness, mental health, well-being, stress Some of the fastest growing and most common reasons for work absence include stress, depression, anxiety and a range of other negative mental health issues, and yet not everybody succumbs to these health issues. Indeed, you can have two people […]

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How to get people to practice mindfulness more in the workplace

Research Briefing

Keywords: mindfulness, mental health, well-being, psychology, work disengagement, stress, sleep quality, psychological detachment One of the most prevalent movements in terms of mental health in recent years has been mindfulness. Mindfulness, as a practice, has seen a significant increase in interest from individuals, organisations and research. Many recent studies found that the practice of mindfulness can […]

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Is the use of strengths as powerful as we might think? What are the factors that matter?

Research Briefing

Keywords: Character, signature strengths, well-being, organisational behaviour, trait affect, job satisfaction, job strain Many organisations today recognise the benefits of leveraging the positive qualities of employees, as well as minimising any problematic areas. Research in the field of positive organisational scholarship suggests this approach is well placed, with positive outcomes being seen from the development […]

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Soft is hard: Building resilience with loving kindness meditation

Research Briefing

Keywords: resilience, stress, well-being, mindfulness, loving-kindness meditation, personal development, well-being In our workplaces today, personal development is seen as key.  It is common to hear the adage of ‘no pain, no gain’ and people are given stretch assignments, with the best of intentions, that push them out of their comfort zones. This approach works well for some […]

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How our cognitive outlook and perceptions affect our well-being – new study

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Our cognitive outlook and perceptions, or how we construe things, can have a significant impact on a range of outcomes. For example, people with a generally positive outlook tend to have higher satisfaction ratings for things like relationships, family, job etc. Additionally, as you would expect, people with a more positive take on things tend […]

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Is the use of strengths at work as powerful as many people think?

Organisational Success Podcast

Is the use of strengths at work as powerful as we might think? What are the factors that matter? Keywords: Character, signature strengths, well-being, organisational behaviour, trait affect, job satisfaction, job strain Overview Personal qualities Character strengths  Transcript   Overview Does focussing on individuals strengths at work, work? A new wide ranging study looking whether […]

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