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Is Employee Appreciation Day Fake News?

Today is Employee Appreciation Day, the one day each year when you’re supposed to throw a party and thank your employees for all the hard work and dedication they’ve shown your company the other 364 days a year. While there’s nothing inherently wrong with wanting … Read full posting »

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Finding Joy in the Chaos

The holidays are meant to be a time when we shift our focus to all the good in our lives – when we invite family and friends into our homes and spread the joy. For many, though, the holidays can feel like the opposite of … Read full posting »

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Top 10 Posts on Gratitude at Work

It’s safe to say that Thanksgiving is our favorite holiday here at Globoforce (followed closely by Halloween; we love costumes). We even hold an annual GloboThanks potluck, a day when we bring in our favorite dishes and share a meal with colleagues and friends. But … Read full posting »

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Gratitude–You’re Doing It Wrong

  “Gratitude is the key to happiness in the workplace and everywhere else,” WorkHuman speaker and UC Davis professor Robert Emmons told us in an interview last year. Indeed, the personal benefits of cultivating more gratitude are well documented—including improved sleep, self-esteem, psychological and physical … Read full posting »

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The New Science of Stress

Stress gets a bad rap. It’s been called the silent killer. We often look for quick, easy tips for reducing stress in our lives. We worry about loved ones who experience too much stress. But just as change is constant, so is stress. According to … Read full posting »

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How Grateful Are You?

  In today’s showy culture, it can be easy to lose sight of what really matters during the holidays. Seeing those perfectly filtered photos of Thanksgiving meals or reading announcements with the hashtag #blessed can start to feel like the exact opposite of thankfulness and … Read full posting »

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10 New Studies on the Benefits of Gratitude

‘Tis the season for thanksgiving, and in the workplace, the time when our thoughts turn toward gratitude. Gratitude has gotten a lot of press recently, as studies show how great it is, not only for us as individuals, but also for our organizations. Two years … Read full posting »

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A Year Looking on the Bright Side

We all have the best intentions on January 1st—making resolutions to eat healthier or workout more or get more sleep. What if you made a resolution to live more gratefully? That’s the goal Janice Kaplan set for herself in her New York Times bestselling book, … Read full posting »

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What are You Grateful For? Celebrate World Gratitude Day

Today is World Gratitude Day. But I’ll be honest—when our copywriter extraordinaire, Sarah Payne, told me today was World Gratitude Day, my first reaction was to say “But that’s ridiculous! Every day should be world gratitude day!” (And if you want to take my word, … Read full posting »

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Interview with Dr. Robert Emmons

  Lest you categorize the idea of gratitude as “fluff,” or not worthy of attention in business, consider this statement from Robert Emmons: “Gratitude is the high-octane fuel without which we’d be in relational ruin. I mean, organizations, families, societies would crumble.” Gratitude literally powers … Read full posting »

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