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Happy, Healthy Nonprofit
Articles about wellness in the workplace, especially for nonprofits and the people who work for them.
Curated by Beth Kanter
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3 Reasons to Keep Your Laptop Closed This Weekend

3 Reasons to Keep Your Laptop Closed This Weekend | Happy, Healthy Nonprofit | Scoop.it
It's easy to cheat our rest by cramming more into our weekends. But there are three very good reason to take it easy and unplug for a change.
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If you want to be a better person, find something to do outside of work

If you want to be a better person, find something to do outside of work | Happy, Healthy Nonprofit | Scoop.it
As a child, I watched birds. While other boys threw themselves into communal sports or sealed lifelong friendships at sleepovers, I spent my weekends alone on the quaggy, wind-barracked reaches of South Coast estuaries, or dragging my long-suffering family around the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust in Arundel. I pursued birdwatching with the bloody single-mindednes
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Instagram Is Ruining Vacation — Backchannel

Instagram Is Ruining Vacation — Backchannel | Happy, Healthy Nonprofit | Scoop.it
Eating, praying and loving may be a stated goal of travel. In reality, we seem more obsessed with nabbing the perfect photo.
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This Is Your Office, If Ex-Goldman Twins Get Their Way

This Is Your Office, If Ex-Goldman Twins Get Their Way | Happy, Healthy Nonprofit | Scoop.it
'Healthy buildings' make happy workers, they say. The pitch could make them a fortune, if their bet on wellness in real estate pans out.
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physical settings can help wellness ... funded research at Mayo Clinic.

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Ask Well: When Sitting Can Be Good for You

Ask Well: When Sitting Can Be Good for You | Happy, Healthy Nonprofit | Scoop.it
A reader asks: If sitting is the new smoking, is bike riding a less than optimal exercise?
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Mark Dingman's curator insight, October 29, 2015 12:30 PM

I think CrossFit has it right.  #AssaultAirBike #Airdyne

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10 Journeys of Unplugging and Disconnecting | A Listly List

## We are so connected and plugged in that there is now a National Day of Unplugging, ironically in U.S. it occurs in the dead of winter. I'm not s...
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Everything Science Knows About Reading On Screens

Everything Science Knows About Reading On Screens | Happy, Healthy Nonprofit | Scoop.it
We've adapted our reading habits to fit our screens, but at a cost.
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How working for charity can make you happier

How working for charity can make you happier | Happy, Healthy Nonprofit | Scoop.it
Working for a cause you care about can be liberating, but beware of bureaucracy and burnout
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Tackling the stress culture in the NHS

Tackling the stress culture in the NHS | Happy, Healthy Nonprofit | Scoop.it
New initiative will encourage staff to talk about how they are feeling, and managers will be alerted to stress levels among healthcare workers
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Clocking off: how to relax and unwind after work - readers' pictures

Clocking off: how to relax and unwind after work - readers' pictures | Happy, Healthy Nonprofit | Scoop.it
We asked workers from the public and voluntary sectors to show us how they unwind after work, as part of our project on wellbeing, #ClockOff
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Clock off | Society Professionals | The Guardian

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Series of articles on wellness.

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The Price We Pay for Sitting Too Much

The Price We Pay for Sitting Too Much | Happy, Healthy Nonprofit | Scoop.it
Medical experts are devising formulas for how long a typical office worker should spend sitting and standing to counter the negative health effects of being sedentary.
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People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper | Happy, Healthy Nonprofit | Scoop.it
I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that this is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last. But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility an
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This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Clarity And Creativity — Life Learning — Medium

This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Clarity And Creativity - Life Learning - Medium
“Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep.” — Napoleon Hill
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The Research Is Clear: Long Hours Backfire for People and for Companies

The Research Is Clear: Long Hours Backfire for People and for Companies | Happy, Healthy Nonprofit | Scoop.it
Researchers have found that overwork (and its accompanying stress and exhaustion) can make all of these things more difficult.
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Beth Kanter's curator insight, August 24, 2015 1:54 PM

If your job relies on interpersonal communication, making judgment calls, reading other people’s faces, or managing your own emotional reactions — pretty much all things that the modern office requires — I have more bad news. Researchers have found that overwork (and its accompanying stress and exhaustion) can make all of these things more difficult.

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Fitbit's enterprise plan: Delivering real returns on employee wellness | ZDNet

Fitbit's enterprise plan: Delivering real returns on employee wellness | ZDNet | Happy, Healthy Nonprofit | Scoop.it
Fitbit is increasingly gaining traction in enterprise wellness programs, and device discounts are only part of the equation. The back-end software and services seals the deal.
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Associations of sitting behaviours with all-cause mortality over a 16-year follow-up: the Whitehall II study

Associations of sitting behaviours with all-cause mortality over a 16-year follow-up: the Whitehall II study | Happy, Healthy Nonprofit | Scoop.it
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Friday by Reboot on the App Store

Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots, and learn more about Friday by Reboot. Download Friday by Reboot and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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Can't Focus? 5 Ways to Overcome Distractions at Work

Can't Focus? 5 Ways to Overcome Distractions at Work | Happy, Healthy Nonprofit | Scoop.it
Learn how to identify what distracts you at the office, and how to come up with strategies to help you overcome those distractions.
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Let's put the things that matter first

Let's put the things that matter first | Happy, Healthy Nonprofit | Scoop.it
Action for Happiness is a movement for positive social change. We want a society that prioritises the things that really matter. Join us and help spread happiness - at home, at work or in your community
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11 low-cost ways to combat stress

11 low-cost ways to combat stress | Happy, Healthy Nonprofit | Scoop.it
Trying to find a balance between work and your personal life can be tricky. Here are some simple ways to de-stress
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Stressed, angry and demonised: council staff in austerity Britain

Stressed, angry and demonised: council staff in austerity Britain | Happy, Healthy Nonprofit | Scoop.it
Local government workers are feeling the emotional strain of maintaining services with diminishing resources
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I live and breathe my charity work, but burnout was a wake-up call

I live and breathe my charity work, but burnout was a wake-up call | Happy, Healthy Nonprofit | Scoop.it
Despite what some people might think, working for a charity affects your work-life balance as much as employment in the private and public sectors
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Health o meter nuyu Sleep System | Indiegogo

A connected sleep system designed to give you a better night's sleep.
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