Why Being Happy Helps You Become More Productive


How do you increase your productivity at work?

The answer may be as simple as having a positive outlook and consequently, feeling good about yourself and being happy.

According to this article: “The single most efficient way to increase your productivity is to be happy at work. No system, tool or methodology in the world can beat the productivity boost you get from really, really enjoying your work.”

Below are 10 reasons why happy people are more productive, as listed by the article:

1. Happy people are fun to be around, which makes them work better with others.
2. According to research, happy people tend to be more creative.
3. Happy people are more proactive, they fix problems instead of just complaining.
4. Happy people have more energy, and thus, more efficient.
5. Happy people are more optimistic, which makes them more productive as shown in research.
6. Happy people have higher motivation to get things done.
7. Happy people get sick less often.
8. Happy people learn faster, because they are more relaxed and open to new things.
9. Happy people worry less and tend to make fewer mistakes.
10. Happy people make better decisions because have wider and longer-term perspectives on life.

Reference: Top 10 reasons why happiness at work is the ultimate productivity booster