I've spent 2 decades studying how work affects our health and well-being, and one solution is clear: Your job has to serve a purpose beyond a paycheck


Source: Tom Rath
Affiliation: Business Insider

In this article, which is an excerpt from Rath's book "Life's Great Question: Discover How You Contribute To The World," the author argues that merely "working to live" is not sustainable. Meaningless jobs have a lasting negative impact on our health and well-being. Because of this, Rath argues that people must reorient themselves and their work towards how they want to contribute to something larger than themselves. 

Keywords: Hierarchies of Work , Meaning , Psychology , Purpose , Self-Help