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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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20 Time Management Tips That Actually Work

Sometimes it feels like there just aren’t enough hours in the day. Instead of lamenting your lack of time, make the most of the time you do have with these time management tips.

10 Ways to Prioritize Like a Boss

We rounded up the best tips and advice from successful business owners on how to get stuff done.


10 Things Wildly Successful People Do Every Single Day

You can't go from intern to CEO overnight, but these 10 tips will point you to success city.


10 Habits of People Who Never Get Stressed

You know that saying, "You want something done, give it to a busy person"? There's truth to it. So what...


8 Silent Ways That Horrible Job Is Hurting Your Health

Need an extra nudge to finally ditch that miserable job? Consider the surprising toll it's taking on your body, mind,...

Successful People Do These 8 Things Each Weekend

Time management expert Laura Vanderkam reveals the subtle secrets to restorative and productive weekends in her book ‘What Successful People...


8 Subtle Signs You’re More of a Workaholic Than You Think

Enjoying your job is one thing, but here are some undeniable warning signs that you might be taking your work...

34 Easy Ways to Make Your Work Day Less Stressful

Problems at work are more strongly associated with health complaints than any other life stressor. These tricks will keep the...


8 Surprising Secrets That’ll Help You Be Happier at Work

Try these simple tactics to manage stress better and improve your overall happiness.



The Simple Trick Google Employees Use to Avoid Burnout That You Can Steal Right Now

Is work putting you in a rut? Before you hit a burnout, get back into the swing of things with...

This One Sneaky Trick Practically Guarantees You Ace Your Next Phone Interview

This super-simple trick might seem silly, but it can make a huge difference in the way a future employer perceives...


Some of the Greatest Thinkers in the World Had This Productivity Trick in Common

The surprisingly simple tip worked for Darwin, Dickens, and other history-making thinkers.


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7 Signs You’re Headed for Work Burnout

This is about way more than a couple of stressful days.


Instead of Complaining: 7 More Productive Things to Do When You’re Annoyed

It might feel great to vent when you’re PO'd, but there are better ways to use that time and energy.


Laid Off? 8 Ways to Mentally Recover

Get yourself into a positive frame of mind before you tackle your new job search.

3 Reasons Strict ‘Time Management’ Actually Ruins Your Productivity

Trying to be better at scheduling your time? Stop. It doesn't make you happier or more productive.


8 Oh-So-Oprah Quotes That Will Help You Seize the Day

Wish you had a little Oprah Winfrey in your pocket who would give you advice when you needed it most?...


4 Daily Emotions You Feel At Work and How They Can Make You More Productive

Happy? Sad? Anxious? Mad? Each emotion may be perfectly suited to improve your performance on certain types of tasks. Here's...


Naturally Successful People Do These 5 Things At Work Every Day

Small tweaks to how quickly you fire off emails, take breaks, and ask questions can make all the difference in...


Get Through Hump Day: 5 Scientifically Proven Ways to be Happier at Work

If you think you have to love, love, love your job to be happy at work, consider this research that...


3 Little Ways to Avoid Dreading Sunday Nights

Reclaim happy weekends by using these tactics from to avoid hating Sunday nights.


10 Ways to De-Stress Your Work Day

Career stress? Here's how to simplify your 9 to 5.


24 Ways to Brighten Your Morning

The morning is probably no one’s favorite part of the day, particularly if you stayed up the night before to

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8 Secrets to Managing Workplace Stress

You have a greater ability to shape your office environment than you may realize. 1. Take breaks throughout the day.


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Why Is Work So Stressful?

Lots of reasons. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has even compiled a list of them. How