It may surprise few that lawyers are the unhappiest people on the planet, at least when it comes to their jobs. This is according to lawyers themselves and is the conclusion of a recent analysis by The Post of data on America’s happiest and unhappiest workers.

Chalk up lawyers’ malaise to high levels of stress and a lack of “meaningfulness” in their work. This doesn’t mean all lawyers dislike their jobs, but data doesn’t lie (even if some lawyers sometimes do). I should mention that a significant number of my family members have been and are attorneys.

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Dwasserba

The various cast of “Naked and Afraid” are predominantly outdoorsy folk who consider themselves competent at surviving in no-frills nature situations. I was very impressed with one woman from Mount Airy. I think the episode was called, “Swamp Queen.” (?) Nothing restful about the real thing 👀

DickD

Seems like satisfaction with your job is the real cause for job happiness and there are other categories that should be included; such as engineering, cooking, etc.

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