Does Minimalism Work?

Photo by Vasily Koloda on Unsplash If you’ve seen Matt D’Avella’s documentary on Netflix called “The Minimalists,” you’ll know what I mean by minimalism. It’s the idea that if you have less stuff, you’re going to be...

Read This If Work Makes You Happy

Photo by MI PHAM on Unsplash “So, Chris, what happens when work goes away?” I was talking to a mentor, sharing how I derived most of my happiness from my work. I was sharing the intense responsibility I felt for helping people and the immense sense of...

Read This If You Want Your Job To Make You Happy

Photo by Robert Collins on Unsplash I have really bad news. But first, I’m going to tell you a quick story. When I was in college, I was trying to figure out what I wanted to do after graduation. I pulled a few graduate students together, into a panel, and asked...

This Choice You Make Will Shape Your Success And Happiness

You know what helps when work gets hard? The team of people around you. This is why we hire for aptitude, attitude, and cultural fit. It’s always a little easier to take failures on the chin when you have others sharing the burden or when they are there to get you...

One Known Route To Happiness

It’s Saturday. Most people have the day off. It’s okay if you’re working but you may want to consider getting into the flow of something completely unrelated to work. People who report being the most happy often are also people who spend a lot of time in a state of...