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Cambridge Independent: New mental health charity to ask the question: You Okay, Doc?

A surgical trainee in cardiothoracics at the Royal Papworth Hospital Daniel Gearon (MSt in Entrepreneurship 2019) founded the charity You Okay, Doc? hoping to support the mental health and wellbeing of doctors and healthcare workers. “Hospitals have wellbeing services for…

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Cambridge Independent: Cancer survivor sets up a startup and offers free course in response to COVID-19 crisis

Sheila Kissane-Marshall has established Boutros Bear rehabilitation company that now offers a free 12-week exercise and mindfulness programme helping to cope with coronavirus. Sheila, who is also a startup coach at Accelerate Cambridge programme, says a combination of exercise, mindfulness…

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ITV: University research calls for employers to cut hours, not jobs

Companies should cut working hours instead of jobs in order to boost the economy and people’s mental health says research by the Centre for Business Research (CBR) at Cambridge Judge Business School. The study found that reducing hours for all…

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The Guardian: Happiness? There’s an app for that

Two Cambridge MBA teams took part in an Adobe design competition focusing on mental health and wellness in education. One team came up with the idea for the Grow app where students indicate how happy they are on a scale…

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Voice America: Emotional health at work

Dr Jochen Menges, University Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, was a guest speaker at Wanda Wallace’s “Out of the Comfort Zone” podcast to talk about well-being at the workplace, corporate mindfulness programmes and what leaders should…

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Because I’m happy

Jochen Menges of Cambridge Judge Business School discusses how to create happier employees in the new issue of strategy+business magazine published by PwC. An interview with Dr Jochen Menges of Cambridge Judge Business School on how to create happier employees…

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Strategy+Business: How to create happier employees

Dr Jochen Menges, University Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses well-being initiatives in companies and how they can be improved. Such initiatives are a good start, Jochen says, but often they don’t make a huge difference:…

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David Halpern, The Cabinet Office, and Professor Andrew Gamble, University of Cambridge: How we feel?

David Halpern, Director of the Behavioural Insights Team at the Cabinet Office, and Professor Andrew Gamble, University of Cambridge, say subjective well-being measurements are empowering citizens.…

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Nic Marks, Centre for Well-Being: Our disconnected lives

High and low scoring countries on the 'Well-Being' index tell us much about our own lifestyles and what makes us happy says Nic Marks, Founder of the Centre for Well-Being. Costa Rica does well.…

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Claudia Hammond, BBC: Job losses, library closures

The BBC's Claudia Hammond says earning a salary of over £20k doesn't necessarily make you any happier but job losses do matter - so will employment policies really change to incorporate 'well-being'?…

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