Finding Career Happiness

So maybe you don’t have your dream job, or maybe you’re hitting a rough patch and it’s affecting everything – not just your work day. None of us ever want to be in the situation where we are miserable, lack career satisfaction, and just stare at the clock to count down the minutes. But some of us are. And most of us don’t have the ground to actually be unhappy at work – most of us (in fact, none of us) have grounds to be unhappy in life, period. Continue reading

10 Careers that Help you Ditch the Desk

For many people, the phrase “go to work” conjures up images of rows of cubicles with desks, with people hunched over their computers, typing furiously. While some people thrive in this type of environment, others wither and long for a job that doesn’t keep them chained to a desk all day.

Although desk work sometimes seems to be the norm, the truth is that sitting at a desk all day long can put a serious strain on the human body. A number of repetitive motion injuries are tied to desk jobs, such as carpal tunnel syndrome and tendonitis. Other ailments linked to low-activity desk jobs are eyestrain, back pain, and even colon cancer. Continue reading