13 ways you can be happier at work, according to career experts
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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...
In a fundamental sense, workplace happiness comes when:
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 employees who don’t. They are two times more productive and are more likely to sustain their jobs over a long period of time.
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Play fetch with Fido or sneak in a few cuddles with your kitten.
Interacting with your pets can release oxytocin in the brain ― you know, the “warm and fuzzy” hormone ― resulting...
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The more stress-free and healthy an employee is, the more he will make the company great and prosperous.
If more employers take care of their employees' personal growth, the employees will he...
Time to give serious thought to this life-shaping question: What exactly are you going to do with the rest of your li...
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Proactively invest your time in your health by eating well, exercising regularly, getting plenty of sleep, and regularly seeing your doctors.
Make sure you also invest in the other mark...
If you’re spending more time putting out fires than building the right foundations, you’ll never get out ahead of your to-do list.
Spend time building relationships, identifying opportunities, time for prevention and planning.
Investing in do-nothing time will help us slow down and experience a different pace of life, in which time’s value is not measured by its productivity.
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They are now fading, giving way to portfolio careers, hybrid roles, gigs, and virtual arrangements.
This is causing frustration for job seekers who are pursuing unconventional job changes, wh...
In this ever-changing marketplace, chances are you’ll never feel 100% prepared.
If your next step is unclear, the best way to find clarity is to move forward. Your view of the situation and potential solutions will be clearer when you're in the middle of it rather than when you’re on the outside looking in.
Pay attention to those activities that feel scary - they're usually your next stretch goal waiting to be tackled.
You might make mistakes, but your other option is to do nothing and remain stagnant.
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... for yourself every day.
Remind yourself on a daily basis to treat yourself with loving kindness. It motivates you to take better care of yo...
We often criticize ourselves in our own heads and that damages our confidence.
Refrain from talking to yourself in negative terms. Know that you're good enough.
Most of us have been getting angry at ourselves for trying so hard to be perfect and then we beat ourselves up when we fail.
Accept that you're stuck inside your own imperfect skin.
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...while working from home:
... even if it's stressful. Mastering a new skill means more stress now but more happiness later.
The key is to choose the right new skill to master, a challenge to undertake, or ...
Geographically close friends (and neighbors) have the greatest effect on happiness.
Individual happiness cascades through groups of people, like contagion. So make friends with people who live near you.
Happiness can come from noticing and embracing a wide spectrum of emotions--both good and bad.
So don't ignore negative feelings. Embrace them--and then actively work toward overcoming whatever issues you face.
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Means being consciously present in what you’re doing, while you’re doing it, as well as managing your mental and emotional state.
If you’re writing a report, mindfulness requires...
That’s the minimum required for a mini-mediation.
Just focus on your sense. You don’t need to close your eyes. You don’t even need to be sitting down.
You can use interruptions as hooks to make you more mindful.
Every time your phone rings, take a mindful breath. Every time you hear the ping of a text message, pause to be mindful of your surroundings rather than immediately reacting by checking the message.
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