Over the years, Lifehack has used two main wellbeing evidence bases: The Five Ways to Wellbeing, an abbreviated version developed by the New Economics Foundation which was based upon the work of positive psychology professor Dr Martin Seligman. The second, …Read More
Some emails just seem too good to be true. Often, they involve suggestions of no-strings-attached offers of monetary support. One such email landed in our inbox just a couple of weeks ago. We sent it around the team and I …Read More
We are excited to share our newly released report into the 2016 Lifehack Flourishing Fellowship evaluation by Thicket.
This is a co-written blog post by Lifehack & Thicket, providing some background and context to the report, and our learnings…Read More
Lifehack’s programme designs have been iterations from all the work we’ve done in the past. Not only do we spent time reflecting and implementing learnings into future programmes, we also take inspiration from practitioners around the globe. If you’re curious …Read More
As you may have read on social media, applications for our flagship programme the Flourishing Fellowship are currently open. The three-month part-time programme combines professional and personal development for those in the youth workforce (this is the youth workforce in …Read More
Over the past two months the Lifehack team has been running a programme in Upper Hutt called Oro, which focuses on mobilising the local community around a series of local initiatives and igniting localised cross-sector collaboration. This blog post is …Read More
This is a guest post from Paul Thompson and Cat Gooding, who are youth workers at the Upper Hutt Community Youth Trust. During our Upper Hutt programme Oro, those two ran a great session on meaningfully engaging young people—as well …Read More
Earlier this year, Toni and Dayna from Lifehack had been working with a bunch of Lifehack community members to co-design a series of opportunities for people to upskill in a variety of tools that Lifehack has developed in partnership with …Read More
On 11 November 2016, around 15 people over the weekend came together to support the Oro whānau in their aspirations to develop existing and build new wellbeing initiatives that are co-designed with young people of Upper Hutt.
This weekend event …Read More
Hosted by Platform Trust, Tahatū Rangi bought together around one hundred people from the NGO mental health and addictions workforce at Te Papa on the 20 & 21st October. Toni and Dayna from Lifehack went along to check it out. …Read More
Below are some five lessons from working at the intersection—and how we integrated those in our newest programme Oro.
Lifehack has been experimenting with different programme shapes and intensities since early in 2014. This has resulted in us running online …Read More
Photo by Iris Riddle. Iris is the marketing manager at Inspiring Stories and was also on the 2016 Flourishing Fellowship
Last weekend, the Lifehack team had the amazing opportunity to attend Festival For The Future.
Over 900 people gather …Read More
In mid-July, I spent two days at the Design For Social Innovation symposium with the Lifehack team. As a gathering of practitioners in public social innovation, a lot of the time was spent looking at existing projects and their …Read More
The Journey of Ngā Uri Ō
(photos of Ngā Uri Ō at the Sovereign and Youthline workshop March 2016)
Earlier in the year Lifehack gathered in Manukau along with Sovereign and Youthline where we facilitated 1.5 days of looking at …Read More
by Sam Rye, former co-lead at Lifehack
What would happen if we took 290 students from a third year design paper, and focused the brief on Everyday Wellbeing?
In 2015 I was part of the Lifehack crew which teamed …Read More
The Lifehack team has had the delight of following Fran ‘A-MAZING’ McEwen since she first joined us for last year’s Fellowship. Shortly after the Fellowship, Lifehack ran a programme called Te Kōanga, which …Read More
A year with Lifehack
Something of a review of time
From where it began
April 2015 feels like a long time ago, especially given how this journey has been so full and emergent. I often look back at how …Read More
Lifehack is proud to announce that we will be convening an iteration of the Flourishing Fellowship this year!
Off the back of a powerful inaugural programme, we are now inviting expressions of interest from people across Aotearoa who are invested …Read More
Lifehack has always existed at the intersection of different worlds: we spend our time where the mental health and wellbeing world crosses into that of technology; where the world of tech meets social entrepreneurship; where the world of design …Read More
image courtesy of Mark Bradford
After a two week mid-semester break, the students from Massey’s School of Design are back to work on their Everyday Wellbeing Design Challenge!
We were asked by the Massey Tutors to come in and do …Read More