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Challenge Your Happiness in 2023 - Part 5 The Importance of Work Friends

I met one of my closest friends at a magazine I worked for years ago. At the time, she was a stranger who sat across from me in the world's most stupendously boring meeting. I felt her looking at me, and then she rolled her eyes. I smirked. A 30-year friendship was born.

Workplace relationships are often overlooked, said Dr. Bob Waldinger, a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and an author of the new book "The Good Life," but they are vital.

A 2022 report from Gallup showed that people who have a best friend at work are more engaged than those who do not. They were also more...


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