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Thriving at Work with Dr. Patricia Grabarek and Dr. Katina Sawyer

Odds are you’re thinking about workplace wellness wrong. Organizational psychologists and workplace experts Dr. Patricia Grabarek and Dr. Katina Sawyer redefine workplace wellness to help you thrive at work. Based in cutting-edge research, they share decades worth of expertise to help you and your business reach maximum potential through surprisingly simple best practices. Each episode offers practical tips that everyone – from executives to entry-level employees – can apply on the job right away. Patricia and Katina will forever change the way you approach thriving at work.

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How Will You Feel When You Change Jobs?
Changing jobs can be fun and exciting! However, it can also be a hit to your wellness. New research confirms that job changes are actually really hard. Take care of yourself and learn more about the impact of a job change! Research and Additional Resources: Research Article: Sons & Niessen (2022) on Job Change Read […] The post How Will You Feel When You Change Jobs? appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
29:59 09/23/2022
Conversations with Dr. Keaton Fletcher: Leader Relationships Matter
Have you ever struggled with a leader liking other team members more than you? Or have you been a leader that’s had a hard time not picking favorites? We chat with Dr. Keaton Fletcher about his work on leader relationships and their impact on employee wellness. Research and Additional Resources: Follow Dr. Keaton Fletcher on Twitter […] The post Conversations with Dr. Keaton Fletcher: Leader Relationships Matter appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
34:00 09/08/2022
How to Create a More Sustainable Workplace
Have you heard of quiet quitting? Why are we still coming up with new terms for finding proper work-life balance? Instead, we should all focus on how to make more sustainable workplaces. We discuss new research that shares some important takeaways on how to create workplaces that are productive AND good for your health! Research […] The post How to Create a More Sustainable Workplace appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
25:49 08/25/2022
Is Age Only a Number?
Are you only as old as you think you are? New research suggests that your beliefs about your age may matter more than you think. Find out how you can continue to embrace the career you love as you near retirement age! Research and Additional Resources: Research Article: Weiss et al. article on attitudes about […] The post Is Age Only a Number? appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
34:38 07/28/2022
Conversation with Dr. Tyree Mitchell: Searching for Trust Globally
Have you ever struggled building trust with your colleagues? Is it even harder when you come from different cultures? Luckily, Dr. Tyree Mitchell has some answers on how to build trust globally. Based on research highlighted in his book, Searching for Trust in the Global Economy, we discuss the importance of building trust cross-culturally and […] The post Conversation with Dr. Tyree Mitchell: Searching for Trust Globally appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
34:46 07/14/2022
Three Types of Resilience: Which Are You?
Resilience is the ability to bounce back after experiencing challenges or hardships. But, did you know that there are multiple types of resilience? Learn what the types of resilience are, so you can understand your and others’ strengths and opportunities! Research and Additional Resources: Research Article: Raetze e al., conceptual review of resilience Read more […] The post Three Types of Resilience: Which Are You? appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
40:15 06/30/2022
How to Disconnect from Work
Have you ever felt like you couldn’t stop thinking about work? Like you weren’t fully engaged in the conversations you were having with your family? Or couldn’t fall asleep because you were thinking about what you had to do the next day? These are signs that you struggled with detaching from work. Recent research highlights […] The post How to Disconnect from Work appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
32:45 06/16/2022
Beat the Work-Life Balance Blues
Work-life balance blues got you down? Finding balance can sometimes seem like another chore. Is it really possible to excel at work and in life, but also somehow take time to relax and unwind? The problem is that there are a lot of misconceptions about work-life balance. But, there is a science to it! Find […] The post Beat the Work-Life Balance Blues appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
29:28 06/02/2022
Conversation with Dr. Amy Beacom and Sue Campbell: Parental Leave Transitions
Parental leave in the U.S. is awful. Really, it’s non-existent at a national level. While we can’t all control that individually, there is something you can do. What do you know about parental leave transitions? We talk to Dr. Amy Beacom and Sue Campbell about their book, The Parental Leave Playbook: Ten Touchpoints to Transition […] The post Conversation with Dr. Amy Beacom and Sue Campbell: Parental Leave Transitions appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
50:14 05/19/2022
How to Be More Hopeful at Work
We all go through tough times. It can be hard to keep hope alive! But, don’t worry – we have you covered. We share research-based tips to help you become more hopeful at work, and actually achieve your goals. Growing hope is easier than you think! Research and Additional Resources: Research Article: Reichard et al. […] The post How to Be More Hopeful at Work appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
34:02 05/04/2022
How to Blend Work and Leisure
Combining leisure activities and work feels almost like an oxymoron. Traditionally, we think work and leisure are separate. However, that isn’t true! How many work happy hours have you attended? What about team building activities? Work and leisure are actually intertwined more than you may think… and it’s good for your well-being! Research and Additional […] The post How to Blend Work and Leisure appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
33:32 04/21/2022
Workr Beeing Classic: Be a Boss with Emilie Aries
It’s Women’s History Month and we are revisiting some of our favorite interviews with amazing women. Enjoy! Join our community to chat more about each new episode! Today, we are joined by Emilie Aries-  speaker, podcaster, founder, CEO, and author- to talk about her journey with burnout and how it led her to build her company, Bossed […] The post Workr Beeing Classic: Be a Boss with Emilie Aries appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
35:21 03/31/2022
Workr Beeing Classic: The Person You Mean To Be With Dr. Dolly Chugh
It’s Women’s History Month and we are revisiting some of our favorite interviews with amazing women. Enjoy! Join our community to chat more about each new episode! We all want to be better people, but we are often unwilling to admit we have weaknesses or that we are wrong. NYU Stern professor Dr. Dolly Chugh shares research from her […] The post Workr Beeing Classic: The Person You Mean To Be With Dr. Dolly Chugh appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
26:05 03/24/2022
Workr Beeing Classic: Motherhood, Postpartum, And Work With Maggie Moore
It’s Women’s History Month and we are revisiting some of our favorite interviews with amazing women. Enjoy! Join our community to chat more about each new episode! Parents often struggle transitioning back into the workplace after having children. Organizations often don’t do enough. We talked to Maggie Moore, the HR Lead at FMP Consulting, on her experience […] The post Workr Beeing Classic: Motherhood, Postpartum, And Work With Maggie Moore appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
40:24 03/17/2022
Workr Beeing Classic: Nursing At Work With Dr. Allison Gabriel
It’s Women’s History Month and we are revisiting some of our favorite interviews with amazing women. Enjoy! Join our community to chat more about each new episode! Work-family conflict is a topic we discuss a lot. However, research has been limited in understanding women-specific issues at work. For example, how does motherhood impact women’s experience […] The post Workr Beeing Classic: Nursing At Work With Dr. Allison Gabriel appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
34:52 03/10/2022
How To Stay Persistent As An Entrepreneur
Hybrid entrepreneurs face a number of challenges. They have to balance their jobs plus their ventures. While we know side hustles can help you be a better employee, what helps you be a more persistent entrepreneur? We breakdown research on what helps hybrid entrepreneurs persist in their ventures, including things like good fit and enrichment […] The post How To Stay Persistent As An Entrepreneur appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
37:52 03/03/2022
Is Your Commute Bad for You?
Many people are returning to the office. But, is getting back to your morning commute bad for you? Research suggests that if your commute is hectic, it might. Don’t let your commute knock you out of your work flow! Learn how to make your commute less stressful, and what you can do to make sure […] The post Is Your Commute Bad for You? appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
40:52 02/24/2022
Family and Thriving
Did you know that your family can impact your ability to thrive at work? Family support can help and family incivility can really hurt. Listen in as we break down new research on family and thriving and what it means for you and your company! Links: Ren et al. (2022) article Does Family Impact Thriving […] The post Family and Thriving appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
33:00 02/17/2022
Social Class and Diversity at Work
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are popular workplace topics today. As a whole, we are making small strides to make work environments less biased and more fair. One area of diversity that is often ignored, however, is social class. We do not live in a classless society and, as much as we hate to admit it, […] The post Social Class and Diversity at Work appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
42:15 02/10/2022
The Workr Beeing Community
We are so excited to launch a brand new community to all of you! Today, we share what our community is all about and how to become a part of it. We cannot wait to chat with you directly! Links: Join Our Hive The Workr Beeing Community Announcement Subscribe now to never miss an episode! The post The Workr Beeing Community appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
14:30 02/03/2022
Entrepreneurs Need to Put People First with Dr. Blacksmith
Are you an entrepreneur? Have a side hustle? Then you have to listen to this episode, featuring Dr. Nikki Blacksmith, co-founder and co-CEO of Blackhawke Behavior Science! Dr. Blacksmith advises start-ups about how to focus on people and wellness in order to drive success. If you want to learn how to be intentional about your […] The post Entrepreneurs Need to Put People First with Dr. Blacksmith appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
55:36 01/27/2022
How to Support Psychological Health
Organizations and leaders are both important in driving a psychosocial safety climate. This type of climate supports psychological health and has major impacts for employee wellness. Listen in as we breakdown new research on psychosocial safety climate and the importance of leaders! Links: Loh,  Dollard, McLinton, & Tuckey (2021) Article Leaders Can Grow A Psychosocial […] The post How to Support Psychological Health appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
30:42 01/20/2022
Help Teams With Compassion
We’ve all been struggling a bit through this pandemic. Some of us have had the bad luck of dealing with personal stress surrounding pandemic issues and stress from a changing work environment. Unfortunately, all of this can create a lot of suffering and fear on our work teams. However, there’s a simple way to prevent […] The post Help Teams With Compassion appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
37:32 01/13/2022
2022 Workplace Wellness Trends
Happy New Year! We are back and excited to be talking about workplace wellness trends. What does 2022 have in store? What can leaders and companies do to take care of their employees and their business this year? Listen in as we break down our top 4 trends in this episode. Links: Top 4 Workplace […] The post 2022 Workplace Wellness Trends appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
36:54 01/06/2022
Get Well with Wellbeats CEO
Wellness is individual and companies would benefit from recognizing that. We were so lucky to have Jason Von Bank, the CEO of Wellbeats, on the show to discuss the importance of individualized workplace wellness and how to encourage employees to leverage the tools available to them! Listen in to learn some very practical tips from […] The post Get Well with Wellbeats CEO appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
32:23 12/09/2021
Mixing Social Media and Work
Most of us are on social media and on it a lot! While some of us use social media for work, most of us see it as more aligned with our non-work or personal life. However, the mixing of these two arenas is become more common. We’ve all had coworkers friend us on social media. […] The post Mixing Social Media and Work appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
44:28 12/02/2021
Creating More Trans-Inclusive Workplaces
This week is Transgender Awareness Week! In order to celebrate and do our part to educate, this episode summarizes research on how to create more trans-inclusive workplaces. Is your workplace doing all it can to make sure that transgender employees are included and valued? Learn more in this episode! Links: Thoroughgood, Sawyer, & Webster HBR […] The post Creating More Trans-Inclusive Workplaces appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
36:57 11/18/2021
How Can Organizations Keep Hope Alive?
Organizations are often tasked with tackling big challenges in society, like poverty, climate change, and even the pandemic. When they have to do so, they often turn to hope as a solution. But, hoping for something difficult is not as easy as organizations might think. Learn how to keep hope alive at work in this […] The post How Can Organizations Keep Hope Alive? appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
54:28 11/11/2021
How to Increase Meaning at Work
Finding meaning at work can have a big impact on employee well-being and performance. So, how can you increase the experience of meaning at work? New research outlines some simple things leaders can do to increase meaningful work. Listen in as we walk through the key takeaways of this research. Links: Martela, Gomez , Unanue, […] The post How to Increase Meaning at Work appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
33:52 11/04/2021
Leaders Need Self-Care
Leaders to need show themselves some care and consideration. Being a leader can be extremely difficult and without self-care, leaders can really struggle to be the leaders they need to be. In this episode, we breakdown new research that can help you boost your self-compassion and your leadership skills through a simple exercise! Listen in […] The post Leaders Need Self-Care appeared first on Workr Beeing | The Science Of Thriving Workplaces.
40:39 10/28/2021