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4 Risk Factors for Burnout and How to Overcome Them

Work-life balance is one of the things I struggle with most when it comes to building my personal happiness. Do you struggle with work-life balance, too? As a happiness writer and program development consultant, I really do try to practice what I preach. But if I’m being honest, I have a tendency to be a workaholic. I know that I[...]
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7 Factors That Determine Workplace Happiness Levels

Take a look around your office. Who’s happy? If everyone looks like they’d rather be at the dentist than at their desks, you’ve got a problem. You may offer competitive salaries, but money isn’t everything when it comes to workplace happiness. Workplace happiness doesn’t always seem important on the surface (after all, work is work!),[...]
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6 Ways to Overcome Procrastination

Many of us procrastinate, and if there’s something you’ve been avoiding, delaying or sidestepping, you’re not the only one. Perhaps you have a deadline looming, but instead of doing your work, you’re fiddling with miscellaneous things like checking email, social media, watching videos, or surfing the internet. You know you should be working, but you just[...]
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10 Ways to Fight Back Against Stress at Work

Work can be stressful. Whether you are worried about getting laid off or you are constantly overloaded with projects, most people experience stress at one point or another at work. In fact, nearly half of all adults report that the stress they experience at work impacts their overall health. While experiencing some stress in the workplace is[...]
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Ten Signs You’re In The Right Job — And Ten Signs You Aren’t

Here are ten signs you’re in the right job — and ten signs you’re not. Ten Signs You’re In The Right Job 1. You enjoy your work, at least most of the time. You get so immersed in your work that you’re often shocked to realize it’s already time to go home. 2.  You like your co-workers.[...]
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How to Answer That Weaknesses Question

A popular way around this question is to state a strength as a weakness instead. You know, “I work too hard” or, “I’m sometimes too passionate”. While these might seem like the perfect option, these types of responses tend to fall in to the realm of interview clichés. Believe me – despite the interviewer being all[...]
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