Archive for August 2015

Everyday Wellbeing Design Challenge – Empathy

Students sort post it notes at Week 6 of the Everyday Wellbeing Design Challenge

Last week we wrote about the exciting turbulence that was created at the turning point in the design challenge, where students were able to continue with the design brief they’d been shaping up for five weeks, or change and seek …

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Everyday Wellbeing Design Challenge: All Change?

Student Stand Up At Massey University School of Design

Week 5 was secretly the point I was most excited about at the Everyday Wellbeing Design Challenge with Massey University. It was the time where the tutors were testing a hypothesis – ‘can we enhance our students’ collaborative practice by …

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Lower Hutt: A Review


Last weekend, the Lifehack community put on an event in Lower Hutt to support three wonderful local wellbeing projects. Over 50 people together across all ages came to volunteer their skills in communications, web development, graphic design, strategic thinking, …

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Top 10 Design Research Resources


Increasingly Lifehack is supporting and empowering people around New Zealand to start well and build their capacity when it comes to designing, developing and improving youth wellbeing projects.

Often we get asked for resources, best practice guides and tools …

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Crowdsourcing A Youth Wellbeing Map For Aotearoa

Map of Youth Wellbeing Projects in Aotearoa

The Problem:

We’re often asked what kinds of projects are happening in the youth wellbeing space in Aotearoa New Zealand. Often we reel off a number of the projects we’ve worked with, ones we know about through our networks, and …

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Updates to the Lifehack privacy policy

Lifehack takes privacy very seriously and will not disclose any your information unless otherwise stated. If you’d like to know more about our privacy policy and our open-source ethos, please see this document.…

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How We Use Experiments To Drive Insight

Banner: How We Use Experiments To Drive Insight

We get a lot of questions about how we do what we do.

Moving at pace but keeping Lifehack focused on learning is a skill we’ve been honing for over 2 years, and the practice of running Experiments is at …

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Announcing The Lower Hutt Weekend Projects

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be working with three awesome local community initiatives at the upcoming Lower Hutt weekend. Whether you’re into cycling, local food production, reciprocity systems, or whānau activities, there’s something for everyone. These brave individuals and …

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Wellbeing in Aotearoa : Te Whare Tapa Whā

Increasingly there is a recognition around the world that Wellbeing is a holistic concept.

Whilst there’s some excellent resources such as 5 Ways To Wellbeing and PERMA, here at Lifehack we feel like we need to acknowledge what Wellbeing means …

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