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Career Happiness

Internship. Check. Job Offer. Check. Career That Is Fulfilling...?

Garrett Mintz | Posted 01.26.2016 | College
Garrett Mintz

In high school, it was very clear of what to do to get to college. You get good grades. In college, it was very clear of what to do to get a job offer. You get good grades, internships and leadership positions in extracurricular activities. But what about pursuing a career that is fulfilling?

Finding My Way to My Professional Happy Place

Dana McKenna | Posted 10.19.2015 | Business
Dana McKenna

My career has taken many, many (many) turns and detours. Most of my jobs have involved writing of some sort (thank goodness), and I've worked for all types of media: magazines, television, book publishers, online, and most recently, newspapers.

9 Truths From People Who Actually Like Mondays

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.05.2015 | Healthy Living

The Sunday Night blues are real. For many, the end of the weekend coupled with looming workday responsibilities are enough to elicit pleas for a three...

Why Finding Happiness At Work Is Crucial To Your Overall Well-Being

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.05.2015 | Healthy Living

We spend almost one third of our day at the office, and even during our downtime we're still thinking about our jobs. Wouldn't it pay off to actually ...

Why Your Happiest Day At Work Was 5 Years Ago

Fast Company | Laura Vanderkam | Posted 07.08.2014 | World

Here's a quick, two-question quiz: When was your happiest time at work? And when will you hit the pinnacle of your career? If you’re like most pe...

More Money Isn't Going To Make You Happy

Business Insider | Christopher Boyce | Posted 04.07.2014 | World

How important, if at all, is having more money for our happiness and well-being? Unsurprisingly this question stimulates a lot of opinion and debate. ...

I Suddenly Realized I Had Become A Farmer

Bob Comis | Posted 01.29.2014 | TED Weekends
Bob Comis

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgFor the better part of 20 years whatever I did, wherever I worked, however much money I made, I was a stranger in my own skin. I never considered doing anything different.

At Work, More Americans Pursue Meaning Over Money (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 09.12.2013 | Healthy Living

Which is more important in your career -- meaning or money? For more and more American workers, finding a job that's personally fulfilling is worth sa...

5 Rules For A Happier Life

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 08.23.2013 | Healthy Living

What if there was a study dedicated to unearthing the secrets to a happy and purposeful life? It would have to be conducted over the course of many de...

9 Steps To Change Careers And Get the Life You Want

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

There are two questions I get asked most frequently when I tell new people my story. The first is, "Why did you decide to leave law?" and the second is, "How did you make the change?" This is the step-by-step process I used to go from recovering lawyer to happy entrepreneur.

What Does It Mean To 'Live In The Grey'?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 03.05.2013 | Black Voices

If 2012 was the year to live life with abandon (aka YOLO), entrepreneurs Maneesh K. Goyal and David Munczinski are seeing to it that 2013 follows suit...

12 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Quitting Your Job

Posted 04.03.2015 | OWN

By Amy Shearn So: You've been rehearsing your "You can't fire me -- I quit!" speech in the mirror. But are you sure you want to take it out of the ...

How To Transform Your Job Into Your Passion

Rob White | Posted 01.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

If you open your mind and your heart to the possibility of falling in love with whatever you're doing, and if you aspire to rise above the complexities of your job by seeking excellence with what you do, you will develop a consciousness that embraces and celebrates life.

I'm Excited About Turning 30, and Here's Why

Selena Soo | Posted 12.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Selena Soo

To me, the more experiences we accumulate, the greater clarity we can have about the life we really want to live. If each day, we take just one bold step towards what we truly want, eventually it is possible to create the life of our dreams.

My Biggest Fear: The Fear Of Failure

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 11.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Tarun Sakhrani

For me, the fear of nonperformance, the fear of failure, the fear of not living up to expectations (my own, more than anyone else's) is what I consider to be my biggest in life. I can attribute a lot of my personality traits and obsessive behaviors to this fear.

The High Cost of Playing It Safe

Helene Lerner | Posted 11.06.2012 | Business
Helene Lerner

Now is the time to step out of the box. But don't expect doing so to feel comfortable. Taking risks -- even calculated ones -- requires a leap of faith.

How To (Finally) Quit Your Job

Daniel Gulati | Posted 09.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Daniel Gulati

As you wait for the elevator to arrive after another mediocre day at the office, you give yourself an all-too-familiar pep talk. "I'm better than this, and I've completely had it with this job," you tell yourself. "I'm outta here for good."

My Second Act Fulfilled Me In A Way My First Career Couldn't

John A. Anderson | Posted 05.13.2012 | Fifty
John A. Anderson

Second careers and those that might follow aren't necessarily about the money. We don't know how many days we have left, so if you have small hollows in your psyche that need to be filled, there's no time like to present to go find your trowel.