Workplace

Everyone has a workplace, whether it's a traditional office, the front seat of a truck, or the front of a classroom. But most don't realize the importance of workplace health and happiness. Learn more about everything from the ideal desk setup to tips on dealing with coworkers here:

How to Get More Done

From "to-don’t" lists to “eating the frogs,” we've rounded up 27 simple and effective ways to make the best use of your time (no magic required).

Workplace fun
OP-ED: Some people say the idea of workplace “fun” is artificial, unnecessary, and maybe even damaging. But there’s evidence that younger employees appreciate efforts to create a happy, social work environment. Is it possible to make fun a universally positive experience?
Some people bike to work; others bike at work. A new Kickstarter campaign is raising money for pedal-powered workstations that use human leg power to fuel laptops and other electronic gadgets.

While some people are trapped in cubicles, their muscles and souls slowly deteriorating, other employees stay happy, healthy, and fit all day long. From complimentary organic snacks to personal masseuses, these 46 companies prove there's no place like work.

From healthy free lunches, to on-site gyms, to flexible hours, these 46 standout businesses are making the workplace fitter, healthier, and happier for employees.
Workplace bullying is on the rise, at the same time that employee engagement levels are at an all-time low. In honor of National Bullying Prevention Month (observed in October), we're asking: Is preventing office incivility the key to boosting productivity?

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How to Get More Done

From "to-don’t" lists to “eating the frogs,” we've rounded up 27 simple and effective ways to make the best use of your time (no magic required).

Soothe sunburns with tea; make yogurt from coffee; curse to curb pain. The world is full of unexpected hacks, and here are Greatist’s top picks.

Looking for a trimmer waistline, better vision, and some much-needed social time? Get up from the computer during lunch — those emails aren’t going anywhere.

Feeling sluggish at work? Get energized and burn a few extra calories with this crash course in office-friendly exercises.

New research from an Australian University links telecommuting to high stress levels. But do the benefits outweigh the drawbacks? Read on for a breakdown of work-from-home research plus tips to successfully stay productive while working in your pajamas.

Hunched over the computer? Straighten that spine for better posture and less back pain.

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