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Happiness at Work: 10 Tips on How to be Happy at Work
Last Updated on How often do you consider quitting your job and feel that you are not getting paid enough for the dedication and service you offer your organization? Happiness and satisfaction are subjective concepts - while for some of us monetary benefits can be equated with job satisfaction, some might strive for recognition of their hard-work and lose motivation on failing to achieve so.

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Happiness and satisfaction are subjective concepts – while for some of us monetary benefits can be equated with job satisfaction, some might strive for recognition of their hard-work and los...

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Workplace Happiness defined

In a fundamental sense, workplace happiness comes when:

  • We enjoy doing the tasks assigned to us
  • We feel right about the people we are working with
  • We are...

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Importance Of Happiness At Work

Happy employees are compulsory for a growing business.

A study on organizational success revealed that employees who feel happy in the workplace are 65% more energetic than emp...

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Workplace Happiness benefits

  • Happiness at work can spread like fire
  • Happiness Builds Positivity
  • Happiness Reduces Stress
  • Happiness at Work means a Healthy Life
  • Happiness at Work Increases L...

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Factors associated with happiness at work

  • Workplace autonomy and the freedom to decide
  • Task variations and scope for creative ideas
  • Task significance
  • Recognition for work
  • ...

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Finding Real Happiness at Work

Finding Real Happiness at Work
  1. Declutter your Workplace
  2. Mindfulness
  3. Exercise, in any form
  4. Engage in Feedback Mechanisms
  5. Reflect on One Task at a Time

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The benefit of happy employees

Organisations investing heavily in fostering a happiness culture see a good return on investment.
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Fostering well-being

There is a real difference between happiness gimmicks and working in a well-being culture: 

  • one that values people
  • one that manages them by praise and reward rather than fault-finding
  • one that enables them to work flexibly and provides them with work-life balance.

Working remotely

A 2017 study found that 57% of start-up businesses had at least one member who worked remotely, either from home or wherever they happened to want to work.

An added benefit here is the implied trust and autonomy of allowing staff to work remotely may contribute more to their happiness than dragging them into an office stocked with free coffee and fruit.

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Steps To Happiness At Work

Steps To Happiness At Work
  • Avoid "good" and "bad" labels. 
  • Practice "extreme resilience": the ability to recover fast from adversity.
  • Let go of grudges.
  • Don't wa...

Happiness

Is the ability to not want more. Is expressing gratitude and satisfaction for the present moment, instead of yearning for some future indicator of success.

5 Simple Ways to Be Happy

1. Each night, say one thing you are grateful for

2. Write a Thank You note to someone this week.

3. Take 30 seconds to breathe, the easiest way to be grateful for your own existence.

4. Do nothing for 2 minutes: you can make time for yourself and enjoy your own presence without consuming something.

5. Call a friend that you haven’t talked to in a while.