Do you want a happier and healthier work life but don’t know where to start? Patricia and Katina, two bff organizational psychologists, share research and tips about workplace wellness and interview other leading experts in the field. The Workr Beeing Podcast will cover topics such as, work-life balance, managing stress in the workplace, and creating positive work environments. Learn the answer to questions like: “How do I keep my coworkers from interrupting me all the time?”, “Does working from home actually make me more productive?”, “How do I manage Millennials?”, or “Is mindfulness a useful tool or a useless fad?”. Check out our show to learn more!
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Why Employees Don’t Take Vacations
Who doesn’t love taking a vacation? Yet, so many people don’t take vacations or use their PTO days. What causes employees to not take time off? What can leaders do to help? Vacation is so important for employee wellness so listen in and learn how to fix the problem!
* Kuykendall, Craig, Stiksma, & Guarino (2021)* Employee Unused Vacation Days Article* Importance of Vacations Episode
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Want to be Grateful?
Cultivating gratitude at work is really important. It drives teamwork and collaboration – key components of a healthy workplace! But, we don’t know much about what promotes gratitude at work…until now! In this episode, learn how being mindful can spark greater gratitude, while making you a more helpful colleague to others.
* Sawyer, Thoroughgood, Stillwell, Duffy, Scott, & Adair (2021) Article* Workr Beeing Gratitude Article* Thanks Cost Nothing Episode* 4 Steps to Gratitude Article
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Reduce Anti-Asian Bias at Work
Unfortunately, anti-Asian bias and hate is on the rise. Today, we break down a recent article that investigates the impact of stigmatizing language on all employees. We make the case that we need to treat this language for what it is – harassment. Listen in to learn more.
* Jun & Wu (2021) Article* Workr Beeing Racial Harassment Article* Workr Beeing Bias Episode* Our Courses
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Tailoring Your Wellness with ClassPass’s Nicole Wolfe
Nicole Wolfe is the Senior Director and Head of Corporate Programs at ClassPass. She is passionate about employee-centric wellness programs and talks to us about the importance of tailoring wellness to fit your personal needs. Wellness is not one-size fits all. Listen in to learn more about Nicole’s story and her exciting approach to workplace wellness.
* Nicole Wolfe’s LinkedIn * ClassPass Website* ClassPass Instagram* Science of Happiness Class* Workr Beeing Courses* Workr Beeing Article on Why Wellness isn’t One Size Fits All
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What Happens Without Supervisor Support?
Having a supportive supervisor can make all the difference in your day-to-day work life. But what happens when you don’t get the support you need? How does that impact your health and your productivity? In today’s episode, we dig into new research in on a concept called ‘unanswered support’. Listen in to learn more about the woes of not getting the support that you need.
* McIlroy, Parker & McKimmie (2021)* Workr Beeing Courses* Workr Beeing Unanswered Support Article* Supervisor Support Episode
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Is Your COVID Childcare Arrangement Hurting Your Health?
COVID-19 caused big disruptions to people’s work and lives – especially women with small children. The way that people split work and family time had to be adapted. But, are there costs to parents’ health? Find out if the way you split childcare during COVID might have health benefits, or costs, in this episode.
* Shockley, Clark, Dodd, & King (2021) Article* Workr Beeing Article on COVID Parenting* Episode on Nursing Mothers* Episode on Positive Impact of Time with Kids* Workr Beeing Courses
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I love this podcast. As a student in Organizatonal Psychology it is a really useful resource for me. I’m so glad I was introduced to these wonderful ladies. Thank you!
Smart take on what goes on in the workplace and how to keep yourself and colleagues healthy and happy! Love their tips and that they back up findings with real research.
A great podcast if you’re a learned psychologist, or an average joe like me trying to keep a healthy work-life balance. Everyone should give this a listen.