Job” and “joy” have one letter between them, but for many they’re like chalk and cheese, oil and water, or snakes and mongooses. And yet people do experience joy in their work. They’re the people who regale you with tales of how much they love what they do and make you feel bad because you don’t leap out of bed on a Monday morning. Here are five ways to feel more joy in your work. 1. Don’t Be an Island: When you’re hating on your job, there’s a tendency to withdraw from the people you work with. Read more.