Work & Career

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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12 Signs Your Workplace Is Toxic

Your work environment can make a huge impact on your health, which is why it's so important to ensure that you're not only happy with the work, but you're happy and comfortable with the people, too. Here are some signs that your workplace is toxic—and what you should do about it.

11 Secret Habits of Straight-A Students Even Post-Grads Will Want to Steal

It's not about brains, or about the amount of time spent studying. Many of the highest-scoring students attribute their success...


10 Body Language Secrets That Will Make You More Successful

Success depends on more than just a shiny resume.


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This Personality Trait Can Predict How Much Money You’ll Make

If you've ever wondered what separates you from the high earners of the world, it may be this personality trait.


7 Things Lucky People Do That You Don’t

If you can't find a four-leaf clover or magic charm, you can always create your own serendipity. Steal these secrets...

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...


14 Magic Phrases to Instantly Calm Your Anxiety

When your mind is racing with all your stressors and fears, take a deep breath and repeat one of these...


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...


10 Tips to Help You Quit Your Day Job and Pursue Your Dream

You've heard the saying: "Failing to plan is planning to fail." These strategies can help you ensure a successful transition...


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

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


Why You Subconsciously Trust a Teacher More Than a Grocery Cashier

Many people have become blind to the goodness in their fellow Americans. One sociologist wants to change that.


5 Power Words to Instantly Get What You Want

Trying to persuade a boss, a client, or even a family member to take your advice? These five words will...

8 Discreet Signs You’re Being Taken for Granted—and What to Do About It

Being helpful is a good trait. But, let's face it: There are those people in your life who take your...


The Psychology of Surviving 7 Awkward Moments

The key to handling interactions with grace: anticipating the other person’s point of view (often before he knows it himself).


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Say These 14 Mantras to Make Your Goals a Reality

Stop putting off your dream. These sayings from the book 'Habit Changers: 81 Game-Changing Mantras to Mindfully Realize Your Goals'...


12 Millennial Entrepreneurs Who Started with Nothing—and Made a Fortune

Don't be discouraged if you have nothing right now. These millennial entrepreneurs started with nearly zilch and made it to...


Ask Yourself These 10 Questions to Discover Your True Passion

Would you like to feel inspired on a daily basis? Of course you would! These questions will help you find...


Only a Genius Can Answer This Tricky Job Interview Question

Tech mogul and billionaire Elon Musk reportedly asked this one particular interview question to every candidate—and if you solve it,...



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You Can Now Take 600 Free College Courses Online Thanks to These 200 Universities

Attending and paying for college can be stressful. But this doesn't have to be the case.




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...


Science Finally Has an Explanation for Why the Clock Slows down When You Stare at It

Time flies when you're literally anywhere else but at your desk.