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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.

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...


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.


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.

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.


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...

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...


10 Ways to De-Stress Your Work Day

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