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Tell your senators that you want to close the gender wage gap! Urge them to support the Paycheck Fairness Act at 
By Roberta Downing, PhD (Senior Legislative and Federal Affairs Officer, APA Public Interest Directorate – Government Relations Office) Have you ever wondered if you’re being discriminated against ...
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Balance is bunk, you say? Dr. Lacie Barber calls out the logical fallacy of articles that claim there's no such thing as #WorkLife Balance.
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Performance feedback, especially criticism, can be uncomfortable for managers and employees alike. Read these evidence-based suggestions for making your next feedback session a constructive one.
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The +American Psychological Association's Center for Organizational Excellence just launched a new resource page on workplace #bullying. Check out this short video about workplace bullying and share it with the HR staff and managers in your organization to help get the conversation started. Then, visit for more information and resources.
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We're in the homestretch to the weekend. Time to get on up and stretch it on out, so you have some energy to make it through the rest of the day. 

Your mission, should you accept it: Pick one of these 12 office exercises and do it right now. There are even animations that show you how to do them properly and ratings for how humiliating it will be if a colleague walks by and sees you doing "The Hulk." 
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While you're at it, why not download and print the poster of all 12 office exercises and hang it in your office to remind you to move around during the workday. Grab it at 
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Promoting employee well-being and organizational performance
The American Psychological Association’s Center for Organizational Excellence works to enhance the functioning of individuals, groups, organizations and communities through the application of psychology to a broad range of workplace issues.

The Center houses APA’s Psychologically Healthy Workplace Program (PHWP), a public education initiative designed to engage the employer community, raise public awareness about the value psychology brings to the workplace and promote programs and policies that enhance employee well-being and organizational performance.
The PHWP includes APA’s Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards, support of local programs currently implemented by 56 state, provincial and territorial psychological associations, and a variety of resources for employers and the psychologists who work with them.

Internally, the Center bridges APA’s business units and provides an overarching strategy for promoting the health and well-being of the association’s own workforce, thereby supporting APA’s functioning and effectiveness.