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Wellness Guide — Workplace Wellness

A Guide to the UConn Library Wellness and Self-Care Collection

Happiness at Work and In Academia

This page focuses on wellness books and resources that relate to the workplace and the classroom.  There are books that also focus on collaborative work, leading meetings, communication, and inherent bias.


A black woman and her colleague have a discussion at work

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Books on Wellness at Work

The Concept of Flow

Do you ever get so involved in a fun project that you lose track of time?  If so, you may experience what Hungarian-American psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi calls "flow."

Taking Breaks While Studying and Working

How Do You Take A Break When Studying or Working on A Project?
I eat a snack.: 4 votes (17.39%)
I get a coffee.: 1 votes (4.35%)
I go for a walk.: 9 votes (39.13%)
I talk to a friend: 3 votes (13.04%)
I listen to music.: 5 votes (21.74%)
I meditate.: 0 votes (0%)
I take deep breaths: 0 votes (0%)
I laugh: 0 votes (0%)
I watch a tv show: 1 votes (4.35%)
Other: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 23

Chill Out While Working or Studying

These videos below offer a calming break or music to study or work to if you wish.

Physical Library Books