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They say you spend over a third of your life working, so you might as well love what you do. Whether you are loving every second of work, searching for a new career, or just trying to make the workday a little more bearable—Reader’s Digest is here with the tips, tools, and strategies to help you get to work.

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13 Times Mail Carriers Were Everyday Heroes

Their job often puts them in the right place at the right time, but it's their hearts that made these courageous letter carriers save the day.

17 Reasons My Favorite Teacher Changed My Life

It only takes one person to make a difference in the life of another—and teachers are often that person. Check...

11 Stories That Prove the Life-Changing Impact of Take Your Daughter to Work Day

Visiting a parent at work can open up all sorts of career possibilities. To find out just how powerful this...

5 Incredible Ways Drones Are Helping Save Lives

Drones can dust crops, spy on the neighbors, and even drop bombs 
in a war. Now engineers are looking for...

How to Find More Meaning In Your Life, According to 5 People Who Did

Living a meaningful life can be different for everyone, but in these five incredible people found that what really matters...

4 First, Humble Jobs of CEOs That Will Remind You Anything Is Possible

When we encounter top industry leaders it seems as though they were always successful. The truth is everyone has to...

These 8 Unsung Heroes Will Restore Your Faith in Our Country

From an Arkansas woman who feeds the town on her pension to the Ferguson, Missouri librarian who rallied a torn...

The Power Of Not Looking Away

The story of how a woman dying from AIDS changed Melinda Gates' life.

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Meet the Amazing Woman Who Helps People Heal Through Teaching Them to Farm

Meet the 2017 Country Woman of the year, Sherry Phillips Mitchell. The spotlight settled on a lifelong farm girl with...

This Craftsman Has Made 145,000 Hammocks in 30 Years. Did We Mention He’s Blind?

His company says he's never dropped a stitch in his whole career.

This Amazing School Is Teaching the Blind to “See”—By Using Their Tongues and Mimicking Dolphins!

Sending out sonar to learn their surroundings is giving blind people a newfound independence.