Redesigning Work

About Page

The Better Life Lab fuels the evolution of work so that it is healthy, sustainable, fair, and effective. Our work acts as a catalyst for work-life policy, practice and culture change that positively creates space for life, while fostering innovation, productivity, and excellence for employees and employers.

The Science of Work-Life Balance

The Better Work Toolkit

The Better Life Lab worked with partners ideas42 and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to produce a series of articles and a six-episode podcast to examine the relationship between work-life conflict, health and behavioral science. The collaboration also produced the Better Work Toolkit for employees and employers to better understand the costs and consequences of work-life conflict, the science behind both the challenges and designing promising solutions to create better work and healthier living for everyone.

Read the Better Work Toolkit

Recent Writing

Flexible, family-friendly work policies are more popular than ever. So why are we still so stressed out?

Why you can't stop checking your email?

Even Work-Life Balance Experts Are Awful at Balancing Work and Life

Why Your Best Productivity Hacks Still Come Up Short (And What Really Needs To Change)