Libraries & Happiness (05/03/19)


Inspired by the UN’s International Day of Happiness, this March #auslibchat discusses GLAMR and Happiness, Libraries and mental health, and staying mentally well as a GLAMR worker.

Q1. How do you define happiness in your professional life?

Q2. Do GLAMRs contribute to society’s happiness & well-being? Why/why not?

Q3. Does your organisation promote positive mental health and well-being for your visitors/clients?

Q4. All jobs have stressful elements. Is the emotional toll on staff assisting stressed or at- risk patrons considered in your workplace?

Q5. What are your tips and resources for looking after your mental health in a GLAMR workplace?

Join us on Twitter at 9pm AEDT on Tuesday, March 5, 2019! If you’re new to Twitter, and/or #auslibchat, be sure to check out this awesome guide to maximise your experience!


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