Use Your Time Off

(Can’t see the video? Then try watching it at Work Happy Now) Your time off from work is probably underutilized. You may use it to run errands or tie up loose ends, but you should be using it for your mental and physical health. A stressed out you won't be happy and productive at work if you aren't in a ...

Does Your Company Need an Extreme Makeover?

You probably already know if your company needs to change its culture. You can feel it in your gut. So why don’t companies take steps to improve when it’s clear that change is needed? Instead, most companies keep going along with the same techniques year after year, ultimatly, making the company culture worse. There are only so many times a person ...

Results are Only 1% of the Story

(Can’t see the video? Then click here and try watching it at Work Happy Now) There is so much more to a project than just the results. If you play a game to win then you are setting yourself up for emotional pain. If you play to enjoy the game and you win in the process then you are creating emotional ...

The Target in the Bull(y)’s Eye

* This is a guest post from a reader who wishes to remain anonymous. I used to be really happy at work and looked forward to going into my office every day.  Most of the projects I worked on were challenging-in a good way-and engaged my interest and curiosity, I had a great bunch of colleagues, and we were even ...

The Effects of Fast Food

(Can't see the video? Then click here and try watching it at Work Happy Now) Fast food is a energy killer.  I feel grumpy and lethargic after I eat fast food. The salt, grease, and preservatives can bring even the strongest person down. Your ability to enjoy your job has a lot to do with what you put in your body. If ...