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By Starshine Roshell | Thursday, August 20, 2015

10 Courses to Make You Happier at Work

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Of course you know that learning makes you smarter. More skilled. More valuable.

But did you know it can also make you happier?

Studies show that autonomy and mastery make people happier on the job—and we’ve got you covered in both areas!

Below are 10 lynda.com courses to put you in control of your professional life, and on top of your game. Because when you’re in charge and in the know, then work feels good.

So are you ready? Get happy!

By Chris Croft | Tuesday, August 18, 2015

5 Ways to Be Happier at Work

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We’ve long known that most employees don’t feel passionate about their work. In fact, a Gallup study revealed that 63% of workers in 189 different countries are “checked out” and “sleepwalk through their days, putting little energy into their work.”

We’ve seen that happiness can lead to higher energy, better relationships, better health, more productivity, and even higher income. So it makes sense to aim for happiness in all aspects of our lives!

And although happiness is an abstract term that we all may interpret it a little different, research has shown that there are some common, concrete predictors of happiness at work—and some practical things you can do to achieve it.

Ready to boost your on-the-job happiness? Here’s how.

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