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I love this article! I frequently talk about how we can enjoy more happiness by reducing the extent to which we allow things to annoy or irritate us. Much of this, and much of happiness more generally comes down to expectations; but this article also touches on...

The anatomy of meaningful work - by Nico Rose via Fulfillment Daily The Challenge: Sometimes finding meaningful work seems to be just a mix of luck and intuition. The Science: A recent study reveals common components of fulfilling work. The Solution: Use these gauges to find work that is...

via News.com.au by Nela Canovic YOU may be smart, but without emotional intelligence your career will suffer. So-called “soft skills” are vital for navigating complex social situations. Communication, language, personal habits and empathy with others all play a role. For example, a key soft skill is discretion —...

Over the years I've increasingly described happiness as being LESS clean and bright and simple and MORE dirty and dark and complex. That might surprise some people but the reality is, that no one's happy ALL the time and now matter how great our lives might...

via Business Insider by Elle Kaplan We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our job during the busy workweek. Wealthy and successful people, on the other hand, know that there are some other skills outside of their job description that can also...

via Bustle by Erica Florentine All of us want to be happy, am I right? A lot of times it can seem a lot easier said than done, though. There are ways we miss out on being happy that are so minute we might not even...

via Bustle by Caitlin Morrison I wish I were more of a glass-half-full person. I really do. I don’t consider myself a pessimist, per se, but I'm more of a "realist" by nature. I can’t help but envy my most optimistic friends, though. You know who...

via Inc.com by Angelina Zimmerman Mark Lack is the CEO of Shorten the Gap and is on the Board of Advisers for the Leap Foundation. Lack travels regularly for work and meets a lot of entrepreneurs from around the world. He noticed that countless entrepreneurs allow the...

via the Huffington Post by Catherine Pearson Grand gestures and philanthropic acts are wonderful, but they're just that -- grand. They require time, planning and, often, a substantial financial investment. Fortunately, research has shown that smaller acts can have serious payoffs as well, both on the giving...