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 THE CONNECTION BETWEEN INNER WELLBEING AND SOCIAL CHANGE

Leaders and staff of social change organisations work under intense pressure in chronically under-resourced environments. In seeking to address the needs and traumas of others, leaders and staff typically overlook their own inner wellbeing. The result: high incidences of burn-out, serious mental health issues and personal relationship breakdowns, which have a severe impact on organisations and the whole social change sector.

New research increasingly shows that prioritising individual wellbeing has a positive ripple effect across organisations, improving innovation, collaboration and social impact capacity—that is, wellbeing inspires welldoing.

This article series, presented by The Wellbeing Project in partnership with

The series explores the integral yet often overlooked link between individual wellbeing and transformational social change. Contributors include researchers, funders, practitioners and innovators from around the world who share their personal journeys, strategies and practical advice relating to inner wellbeing.

Productivity at the cost of well-being

Productivity at the cost of well-being

Most work cultures and structures today are out of touch with the needs of young people, particularly when it comes to mental health and well-being.
Bringing Organizational Wellbeing to Life

Bringing Organizational Wellbeing to Life

By committing to a participatory learning process, social change leaders can greatly enhance staff resilience and increase organizational impact.
A Table for Two at Tostan

A Table for Two at Tostan

Organizational Wellbeing and Leadership Transition
Artist Lynette Wallworth explains why finding meaning is an art and making meaning is art

Artist Lynette Wallworth explains why finding meaning is an art and making meaning is art

Artist Lynette Wallworth explains why finding meaning is an art and making meaning is art
Supporting wellbeing in resource-scarce environments

Supporting wellbeing in resource-scarce environments

Five ways to support organisational well-being—for nonprofits, bootstrapped startups, and other organisations working with limited resources.
Integrating Individual and Organizational WellBeing

Integrating Individual and Organizational WellBeing

By making small shifts to organizational life that enhance wellbeing, organizations can contribute to a healthier overall culture.
Social Change starts with Personal Justice

Social Change starts with Personal Justice

Across the globe, social change leaders are responding with urgency to Coronavirus and the human rights issues the pandemic has laid bare.
This is how wellbeing drives social change and why cultural leaders need to talk about it

This is how wellbeing drives social change and why cultural leaders need to talk about it

This is how wellbeing drives social change and why cultural leaders need to talk about it.
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