How to be happy at work?
You owe those people who wake up in the morning sullenly? Those who are eager to step down at the end of the day to their offices? Those who hate the Sunday evening because tomorrow has to work? You can read how to change it!
Yes, the first thought is to be replaced. Then, a better job, a higher salary, a boss who is not nasty by some miracle - well, you get the solution! Or isn’t? Remember, the only thing that is sure is that the other work will be with you, it is you.
Research shows that the change ‘joy lasts only for a year, then you feel the same way as before. "There is a positive psychology - says Geza Groma mental health professional. - The point is that not a problem, but also focuses on the solution. Truly, in our work we can be happy. "
A specialist is already listed, what to do to this end.
The work makes me happy!
As an introduction, you should know that against all the contrary, popular opinion the work can make you happy. Already Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, who promulgated the "flow" concept also wrote that is interesting people are able to do anything to work less while surveys are showing that we are happier during work or activity. Sunday afternoon idleness caused by the depression well-known fact.
1. Live again!
Simple: for sure you have had a worse situation in your life. When you had no job, and you didn’t see from the bad mood. Or at your previous workplace was the boss more annoying. If you have a bad mood, think of a situation earlier when it was even worse, and the sky will be sunnier.
2. Drive gratitude journal!
From time to time, write up why you are grateful. Do you have a job, you get paid, or have a colleague who likes you. But it can be a small thing as well. A good cup of coffee in the company’s cafeteria, a settled matter ... It could be anything. Focus on these!
3. The last day!
Imagine that this is your last day in the office. From tomorrow there is no job, no need to crawl. Maybe this will help you to estimate what you have now ... And think about here is not just a salary. The company may also be that or collected in the previous paragraph niceties.
4. Beat the nadir!
Research shows that a single working day we can concentrate one and half hours, then you've got to be a twenty-minute, half-hour period what is more relaxed. This is natural, prepare it and use it. Then give a rest to your brain, your eyes, have a coffee, chatting, and then you'll feel stronger, you can put yourself into your tasks.
5. Brighter future!
Imagine a brighter future! For example, you will be much happier a year later. Focus on your goals and you'll see meaning in the daily struggle! You do not need to set goals high, the essence is the development.
6. Grieving in your dreams!
Do not live in the past, be realistic! Accept that you will not be world champion football player, world traveller or a lion hunter. The past has been that this is the case, get the most out of it!
7. Do not compare!
If you think that your boss gets how much more money more than you, you're already in a bad mood. To compare is unnecessary. There always will be who earn more than you, prettier, younger. So if you measure yourself like this, everything goes to the mood. However, there always will be poorer, uglier, lower paid than you. So you do not want to measure yourself with other people.
Begin to smile at your workplace, you see, they will smile back at you. Each begins start with a decision: decide today that you will be happier at work. All work can be fun. If you have tried all of these, there you still can look for another job.