happiness

Top 5 Things Employees Need To Be Happy And Productive

Top 5 Things Employees Need To Be Happy And Productive

Happy employees do better work

Grouchy workers aren't exactly the most prolific. These are the things every employee needs to do their best work and stay loyal to the company. Read More »

How I Went From Miserable Executive to Thriving & Happy Business-of-One

How I Went From Miserable Executive to Thriving & Happy Business-of-One

Learn the secret to finding career happiness on your own

J.T. O'Donnell shares how she used the Career L.U.C.K. process she showcases on AOL to find the career satisfaction she always wanted. Read More »

Having Fun At Work Is More Important Than You Think [REPLAY]

Having Fun At Work Is More Important Than You Think [REPLAY]

Concrete tips to improve work life

Dreading the job at which you spend a third of your day is toxic. Tune in to a discussion on improving work life with tips you can actually use. Read More »

Positivity! Give Yourself A Lift and Pass It On [QUOTE CARDS]

Positivity! Give Yourself A Lift and Pass It On [QUOTE CARDS]

Hang these on your wall and watch what happens to your mood

Pessimism can trap you in and outside of your work life, a lesson a number of the world's smartest and most successful people knew and know well. Read More »

25 Happiest Companies In America

25 Happiest Companies In America

CareerBliss found that employees rated these companies most favorably

These companies have the happiest employees, according to a recent CareerBliss survey. Read More »

Feel-Good Friday: Operating Room Dance-Off

Staff at Mt. Zion Hospital in San Francisco follow lead of their patient

Joy in the face of a life-and-death procedure; a dance-off in the OR. Read More »

If You Can't Find a Lost Object, Clean Up

If You Can't Find a Lost Object, Clean Up

Typical American spends 55 minutes a day looking for things

If you can't find something at home or work, start to clean up and you're bound to find it. Really. Read More »

Five Myths About Fighting The Blues

Five Myths About Fighting The Blues

Treating yourself won't always feel better in the long run

We all have a few tricks for beating the blues. Turns out several of these popular strategies don't actually work well in the long term. Read More »

Feeling Resentful? Maybe It's You, Not The Slacker On Your Team

Feeling Resentful? Maybe It's You, Not The Slacker On Your Team

Stop rushing to fill the void and watch what happens

Workplace resentment can result from the feeling not all are pulling their weight on projects. Read More »

Problem With Procrastination? Try This: Do Nothing

When there's some chore you don't want to tackle, just about every other chore seems alluring. Read More »

Quiz: What's Your Personality Type -- When It Comes To Having Fun?

Quiz: What's Your Personality Type -- When It Comes To Having Fun?

For a happier life, you need more fun. Take this quiz to get started.

For a happier life, you need more fun. Take this quiz to find out what kind of 'play' personality you have Read More »

How Much Fun Is Your Workplace?

How Much Fun Is Your Workplace?

Lightness and levity at work matter; here's why.

Lightness and levity at work matter; here's why. Read More »

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Yourself?

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Yourself?

The key to a happy life is self-knowledge.

The key to a happy life is self-knowledge. Read More »

Are Shallow People Happier At Work?

Are Shallow People Happier At Work?

Does happiness make people complacent and self-centered? Read More »

How To Make Yourself Happier At Work

How To Make Yourself Happier At Work

Gretchen Rubin, of The Happiness Project, and Heidi Golledge, CEO of Career Bliss, offer tips. Read More »

How Much Of Your Job Is Fake Work?

How Much Of Your Job Is Fake Work?

Just because you're busy it doesn't mean that you're being productive. Find out how to stop wasting time. Read More »

Do You Really Know What Makes You Happy?

Do You Really Know What Makes You Happy?

Research shows that many people are miserable at their jobs. Given how much of your life is spent working, finding happiness at work is key. But how do you get started? Gretchen Rubin, who wrote the book on happiness -- literally and is AOL Jobs newest contributor, addresses that topic here. One key to a... Read More »

Should You Ever Turn Down A Promotion?

Should You Ever Turn Down A Promotion?

There are landmines you may not have considered. 7 tips. Read More »

9 Ways To Be Happier At Work

9 Ways To Be Happier At Work

Since you spend so much time at work, it's a real drag if you're miserable the whole time you're on the clock. Do you need to love your job? It would be great if everyone could get paid to do what they love, but until you can achieve that elusive goal, what can you do to make the 9-to-5 more pleasant? What can... Read More »

Hard Truth: 'Work-Life' Balance Is Way Overrated

Hard Truth: 'Work-Life' Balance Is Way Overrated

Most people view life's goal is to be happy. I believe that's misguided. If the goal is happiness, one could, for example, spend all your time gardening, watching comedies, having sex, etc. Yet if everyone did that, the planet would be far worse: Patients would die, homes wouldn't get built and products... Read More »

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