It’s easy to get in the mindset that work is supposed to involve grinding away all the time with the occasional happy hour or other fun activity thrown in. After all, there’s just so much you need to get done, and none of it can wait. But here’s some good news: It doesn’t always have to be like that.

Below are 44 simple, easy, and cost-effective ways to make every day of work more enjoyable. While you obviously won’t be able to do all 44 on a daily basis, just picking a handful to try every day can help you feel happier, more productive, and more connected to your team.


Infographic courtesy of Officevibe. Photo of woman smiling courtesy of Shutterstock.