The Science of Being Happy and Productive at Work: Research-based Tools to Decrease Stress, Reduce Negativity, & Minimize Conflict

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Ayla Lewis Happy Brain Science

Session Description:

This is an incredibly exciting time–in recent decades, Ph.D. researchers have been doing peer-reviewed studies of happiness and optimal brain function at universities including Harvard, University of California, and many others. Scientific breakthroughs and paradigm-shifts in neuroscience and positive psychology have delivered insights into the human brain that can help to inform the way we build and grow organizations today.

Studies show that happier people are more productive, creative, insightful, engaged and resilient. They are also healthier and more sociable. Grounded in solid scientific data, this award-winning presentation covers dozens of actionable techniques to increase job happiness, organized around the themes of goals, relationships, and attitude. In this session, you will gain specific strategies to…

  • Effectively cope with stress and negativity
  • Reboot workflow for increased focus and progress towards goals
  • Develop and sustain happiness and productivity at work

“ (Our) team really enjoyed learning about happiness in the workplace, and how it relates to both productivity at work and also overall well-being. I highly recommend Happy Brain Science workshops for companies looking to increase productivity, solve problems in the workplace, or simply foster happiness among team members.” – Workshop Attendee

Additional Learning Outcomes:

  • Attendees will modify beliefs about happiness and thriving in ways that will benefit productivity, creativity and happiness.
  • Attendees will learn about and participate in guided exploration and activities looking at positivity, stress, focus, and building relationships.
  • Attendees will learn immediately applicable tips, strategies and steps for using brain science to boost happiness, of themselves and others, each day on the job.

Speaker Bio:

Happy Brain Science’s mission is teaching the science of thriving at work by transforming findings from neuroscience and positivity psychology into easy to understand–and apply–tips and tools for the workplace.

Ayla fosters productivity and creativity in organizations through her roles as Director of Operations, and as a speaker and facilitator. She seeks to transform organizations and individuals to help them to truly thrive, focusing on strengths and ‘positives’ as a way to stimulate personal and team success.

Her experience includes helping organizations increase their outreach and impact, instituting systems to increase purpose and productivity, and presenting workshops focused on: engaging employees with brain science, truly tapping into team and individual strengths, and boosting workplace happiness. Ayla’s audiences range from small startup teams to groups of hundreds at conferences and retreats; her clients include Boeing and Intel, as well as local and regional small companies, government agencies, and nonprofits.