It’s A Million-Dollar Question: Can People Ever Really Be Happy At Work?

Dec 30, 2015
This article is part of a series called Classic TLNT.

Editor’s Note: It’s an annual tradition for TLNT to count down the most popular posts of the year. This is No. 14 of 2015. Our regular content will return on Jan. 4, 2016. 

Can we be happy at work?

The best people to answer this question might be our friends in the Scandinavian countries (Denmark, Norway and Sweden) as they are consistently ranked as the happiest countries on Earth. In fact, they are the only people on the planet that actually have a word for happiness at work — arbejdsglæde.

How do we capture the same sentiment in the U.S. so we can move up in the happiness rankings from No. 15 (source: World Happiness Report 2015)?

What is happiness?

In the world of work, happiness does not necessarily equate to never-ending bliss, nor does it mean the absence of stress or discontent.

This article is part of a series called Classic TLNT.
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