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The 3 Happiest and 3 Least Happy Professional Industries

Caroline Beaton | Posted 02.13.2017 | Business
Caroline Beaton

A version of this post originally appeared on kununu. Sign up for Caroline's newsletter to receive her latest articles to your inbox. Why do certain...

What's the Matter with Work?

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 05.18.2016 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

When I was kid growing up, I saw work in a very particular way. A lot of it stems from visiting my dad at work, when I was six or seven. My dad worked in a bank. It was a formal imposing bank, with marble, and big gothic architecture.

A Guide To The Pleasures Of Work

The Philosophers' Mail | Posted 06.02.2014 | World

You might think this bit would be easy, but one of the hardest things about our working lives is knowing what we ideally want to do with them. It’s ...

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 Have No Clue What I Want To Do With My Life -- And That's OK

Garrett Degraffenreid | Posted 04.15.2014 | Teen
Garrett Degraffenreid

The problem is we teach kids to be someone, when we should be teaching them to be something. Instead of teaching that we should strive for success, usually identified as wealth and power, and settle for nothing less, we should teach our youth to be happy.

You Are Not Your Job

Emily Bennington | Posted 10.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Emily Bennington

When your self-worth is wrapped in things that are outside of your control, you're setting yourself up for an emotional roller coaster. In other words, you're up when the job is up and down when the job is down.

You Deserve Happiness, So Stop Settling for Less

Brazen Life | Posted 07.03.2013 | College
Brazen Life

We grow up dreaming of being astronauts and princesses. We're told we can achieve anything we want. We're promised the world and permitted to dream beyond its limits. But at some point along the way, we abandon the concept of happiness completely.

How Workplace Happiness Can Lead To Growth For America | Posted 10.05.2011 | Business

Is the future of sustainable growth in corporate America linked to how happy we are to go to our jobs every day? Tony Hsieh, CEO of, say...

American Job Satisfaction: Only 45% Of Workers Are Satisfied In Their Jobs (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) -- We can't get no job satisfaction. Even Americans who are lucky enough to have work in this economy are becoming more unhappy wit...