Inspiration and information is all around us. Here are some websites and blogs that create the kind of food for thought that feels right at home in our organization.
Conscioused – A University for Life Skills
Smart, funny, insightful articles (with laugh-out-loud drawings) that cover universal aspects of the human experience – vulnerability, overcoming anxiety, purpose, happiness, being authentic, and more. It is instantly relatable and full of wisdom you can carry around with you every day that, if heeded, will make you a better person. Please click over there and find what you need for yourself!
SYPartners website is a one-stop shop for all things related to organizational culture. Here’s what they have to say about themselves:
“We help leaders, teams, and organizations build the capability to transform into more vibrant versions of themselves—so they can grow with purpose, and have a positive impact in the world.”
Check out the Insights page for articles, Podcast page to hear about leadership and design, and my favorite, the Tools page which is full of prompts, exercises, and worksheets that can help your team thrive. Definitely click on the downloadable content from their other project, Unstuck. They are magical and might change your life.
Creative Mornings is a global organization that hosts free, monthly breakfast talks featuring speakers from and to the creative community. They probably have a chapter in your area, you can learn more about local programming through the website. That’s not all you’ll find on there! They give you access to over 7000 talks (searchable by theme), quotes, their blog, podcasts, and more. If you are a person on this earth, take a few minutes to peep around at all they have to offer.
The Greater Good Science Center comes straight out of UC Berkeley and goes right to the core of your heart. Want to learn about and/or practice awe, wonder, compassion, happiness, empathy, mindfulness, gratitude, forgiveness, and more? They’ve got you covered. There is material in here for personal growth, organizational health, family life, nationwide communities, you name it. Check out their magazine for fantastic articles, quizzes (because they provide a great mirror into your inner world), podcasts, videos, and “Keys to Well-Being.” They’ve got a Greater Good in Action page that offers a variety of practices you can start today to lead you toward a more meaningful life. You can even audit their Science of Happiness 8-week online course or pay to take it for credit. Their content draws on research from the fields of psychology, sociology, and neuroscience and is generated by UC Berkeley professors and partners. If you are looking for a one-stop-shop for being a wholehearted person, look no further.