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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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.


Brilliant Career Advice From CEO Introverts

These quiet leaders have something important to say.


9 Things All Good Listeners Do During Daily Conversations

Communication is crucial in this high-stress, high-speed, and high-tech world. Sometimes amid all that’s going on, we forget to really...


The Annoying Reasons You’re Always Late, and How to Outsmart Them

Punctually challenged or trying to reform someone who is? Figuring out your time-sucking triggers is the first step developing better...


10 Unexpected Ways Your Clothes Can Change Your Mood

Ponder this before you select your next office outfit or workout duds.


9 Subtle Things Your Nail Polish Color Reveals About You

Here's why neon feels youthful and a clear shellack means you've got business to attend to.


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.

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11 Joyous Walt Disney Quotes Guaranteed to Inspire You to Dream Big

On December 5, 1901, a boy was born in Chicago who would draw a mouse that changed the world. Before...


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...


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...


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9 Meaningful Ways to Use Body Language to Get What You Want

From landing a job to losing weight, these body language tricks can do the work for you.


3 Little Ways to Avoid Dreading Sunday Nights

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


5 Powerful Ways to Use Body Language at Work

Increase your stock at the office with these body language tricks.


Cheer Up!

17 reasons it's a great time to be alive

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