New Study: Well-Being in Life and Well-Being at Work: Which Comes First?

Understanding reciprocal relationships between specific arenas in life and at work is critical for designing interventions to improve workplace health and safety. Most studies about the links between dimensions of well-being in life and at work have been cross-sectional and usually narrowly focused on one of the dimensions of the work-life well-being link. The issues of causality and feedback between life and work well-being have often not been addressed. In…

At 19 hours, it’s the world’s longest flight. But how will the human body cope?

Dr. Eileen McNeely, founder and director of the Sustainability and Health Initiative for NetPositive Enterprise (SHINE) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health tells CNN Travel that the health impacts passengers could face on super long haul flight are similar those on shorter flights, but increased. “Exposures that are taxing on the body will still be present—but for longer times,” McNeely explains. “Passengers will still face possible hypoxia,…

How CVS-Aetna and SHINE are Building a Healthier Workforce

Join SHINE Director, Eileen McNeely, and Vice President of Well-being at CVS Health, Kay Mooney, at the HeroForum19: Thriving Organizations conference in Portland, Oregon September 10-12, 2019.  Here’s a description of the session titled How CVS-Aetna and Harvard Faculty are Building a Healthier Workforce: We are facing unprecedented levels of obesity, chronic disease and stress due to a massive biological-cultural mismatch that we have collectively created in the U.S. and globally. Employers are feeling…

SHINE Director Presents New Paper at ILO’s 6th Regulating for Decent Work Conference on Work and Well-being

SHINE Director, Dr. Eileen McNeely, presented a new paper titled “The Things that Matter Most at Work for Flourishing in Life: A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Well-being in Apparel Supply Chain Workers” at ILO’s 6th Regulating for Decent Work conference on Work and Well-being in the 21st Century.   Tamar Koosed and Carlued Leon of Manaus Consulting, as well as, Dorota Weziak-Bialowolska, Research Associate at SHINE contributed to the paper. The research…