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Workplace Happiness

Gen Y and Workplace "Fit"

Dr. Kerry L. Schofield | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
Dr. Kerry L. Schofield

Good fit is good for everyone, and everyone can find good fit somewhere. We have more information at our fingertips than seemed possible even a couple of decades ago - information to help us learn about ourselves, about the culture of the organizations we seek to work for, and how those two things fit together to lead to finding - or creating - the workplace that feels like coming home.

Want To Be Happy At Work? Avoid These 8 Toxic People

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 01.28.2016 | Business

This story is part of our monthlong “Work Well” initiative, which focuses on thriving in the workplace. You can find more stories from this projec...

12 Mindless Office Habits That Are Secretly Making You Unhealthy

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 08.05.2015 | Healthy Living

As if long hours at the office weren't draining enough, it turns out your work life could be introducing a host of habits that take a toll on your hea...

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 ...

How to Cope With a Bad Job (Without Losing Your Mind)

Dr. Kerry L. Schofield | Posted 05.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Kerry L. Schofield

Surely if you hate your job it's no big deal; don't most people collect their paycheck while dreaming of retirement? After all, your Aunt Mildred never fails to remind you that, "They call it work for a reason" -- so aren't we supposed to be miserable at work?, unless you're a masochist, obviously.

Millennials At Work: They're Not Different, But Society Is

Dr. Kerry L. Schofield | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Dr. Kerry L. Schofield

The world we live in is in constant flux. Health care, insurance, lifestyle choices; the way we communicate, make purchasing decisions, choose partners -- in all these domains, there is increasing demand for greater flexibility and personalization. Nowhere is this clearer than in the modern workplace.

The Key To Happiness At Work That Has Nothing To Do With Your Actual Job

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living

As we spend more time at the office, we search even harder for better ways to achieve the mythical "work-life balance". From taking lunchtime walks to...

6 Steps To Finding To Finding The Right Career For You

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living

Got the Sunday night blues? You're not alone. Plenty of people aren't in careers they love, and because work takes up so much of our time, that's a hu...

The Connection Between Entrepreneurship And Happiness

Inc. | AJ Agrawal | Posted 10.21.2014 | World

We've all had those moments where time is frozen. Athletes describe it as being in the "zone." Some people describe it as perfect euphoria. In his boo...

3 (Free) Motivators That Work

Gina DeLapa | Posted 09.02.2014 | Business
Gina DeLapa

As a kid, you were probably offered all sorts of motivators that didn't work: money, candy and gold stars, for example. How did those incentives feel to you? How did they drive, or not drive, the desired behaviors?

7 Ways To Have The Best Workday Ever

| Geoffrey James | Posted 05.16.2014 | Small Business

I've written before about workplace happiness in terms of general rules like "don't obsess about things." Good advice, certainly, but general rules so...

Both Employers And Employees Can Benefit From Greater Workplace Flexibility, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living

More than two-thirds of U.S. workers feel a constant strain between meeting the demands of their work schedules and tending to their personal lives. H...

How To Be Happier At Work

Well+Good NYC | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living

Happiness might be a state of mind. But it’s hard won in a cubicle -- or any job where you feel unappreciated, spread too thin and the recipient of ...

Want To Unwind And Be More Productive? Here's What Your Boss Could Be Doing To Help

Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living

Many of us spend a large chunk of time at work. But some companies are realizing that employees are most productive when they actually have time to un...

6 Ways To Be Happier At Work

Posted 09.19.2013 | Healthy Living

By Alison Green for U.S. News Given how much time most of us spend at work, it's worth doing whatever you can to make sure you're as happy as possi...

10 Happiest Cities For Workers

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.14.2013 | Business

If you're unhappy at work, it might be time to move to Ohio. That's because Dayton, Ohio, is the happiest city in the country for workers, accordi...

10 Ways You Make Yourself (And Everyone Else) Miserable

Posted 10.26.2012 | Small Business

By Jeff Haden, visit Inc. Happiness--in your business life and your personal life--is often a matter of subtraction, not addition. Consider, for...

The One Thing About Your Job That's More Important Than Money

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.23.2012 | Money

They say money can’t buy you happiness, and new research confirms the the old adage is true. A survey of 1,000 workers in the United Kingdom cond...

What Most Workers Really Think About Their Jobs

Posted 08.29.2012 | Business

We can’t get no satisfaction. Nearly 60 percent of American workers say they would choose a different career, according to a new survey from Yah...

I Am Happy at Work -- After 9 A.M.

Denice Kronau | Posted 05.09.2012 | Business
Denice Kronau

Do you know what your rhythms are? Have you even thought about it? Too often, we adapt rather than challenge the status quo. We go along with the majority. We often assume that the situation we're in is unchangeable.

The 20 Happiest Jobs For New Grads

Posted 07.26.2011 | College

Career Bliss, a website devoted to workplace happiness, has released their "Top 20 Hot Jobs for New Grads." Their ranking system evaluates career ch...

10 Ways to Stop Rankism in the Professional World

Robert Fuller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Fuller

If you are a boss, it's not enough to avoid treating your employees in a rankist manner; you are also responsible for making sure that your subordinates treat their subordinates with dignity.

Quiz: How Happy Is Your Workplace?

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I just read a fascinating book, The Levity Effect, by Adrian Gostick and Scott Christopher. It's about how "levity" can transform the workplace. They ...