Enjoy Work More

With work consuming 40 hours of your week, it is important to feel happy at your workplace.  The article, “17 Ways to Be Happier at Work,” by Geoffrey James outlines his take on ‘rules for a happier life’ that apply to the professional world.  They are…
1. Stop comparing yourself to others
2. Don’t obsess over things that are out of your control
3. Stay within your personal limits/boundaries
4. Don’t over-commit
5. Remember everyone gets the same amount of time every day
6. Stop taking yourself so seriously
7. Daydream
8. Don’t waste time with hate
9. Make peace with your past
10. Recognize you can’t ‘win’ every argument
11. You are in charge of your own hapiness
12. Laugh and smile often
13. Don’t concern yourself with idle gossip
14. Pay no attention to what others think of you
15. Remember that however bad (or good) things may seem, they are likely to change
16. Get rid of anything that isn’t useful or beautifiul
17. Believe the best is YET to come
Visit the article for further explanation of each bullet point, and get on your way to a more joyful work day!