When we become used to the daily grind, we end up losing ourselves along the way. It is only when we approach work with the mindset of providing value that we gain a sense of achievement.
Ask yourself why you have this job. Does it involve work you are passionate about? Is there something you particularly enjoy about this work?
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No matter how passionate you are about your work, you will run into aspects of your career that you are not fond of.
Our overall experience is dictated by our mindset and approach we take. If we come to work feeling drained, we will not feel motivated to do our job. If you can figure out what motivates you, you can become a happier, more productive worker.
Our future may be more exciting than our current situation. You can leverage that to your advantage by using it as motivation to work harder.
Use each job you hold as a stepping stone towards your goal. Your current position serves a purpose, whether it is to build your resume, teach you skills, or help you save money to look for a new job.
To keep you highly motivated, set a deadline, and break your goals down into smaller, achievable tasks.
Remind yourself regularly why you should be motivated.
In a fundamental sense, workplace happiness comes when: