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  • [How To Feel Happier At Work.]

  • Does the feeling of dread take over every time you think about work?

  • Do you get the Monday blues every weekend?

  • If you're nodding in agreement, we can completely relate!

  • While you probably started your job feeling positive, you've somehow fallen into a slump and can't seem to get out!

  • But fear not! We'll walk you through the top 10 ways to shift your mindset and feel happier at work.

  • Let's dive right in!

  • Number One: Realign Your Goals.

  • When you fall into a comfortable routine, you usually lose sight of what's important in your career.

  • If you're unsure of what you're doing at work, you need to realign your goals and work on your professional development.

  • In addition, you should figure out what motivates you and use that to help yourself reach the new goals that you've set.

  • Number Two: Switch Up Your Routine.

  • Having the same routine can become extremely monotonous after a while.

  • So, to help you feel more inspired, ask for more flexible working hours that will also allow you to get personal errands done during the week.

  • You could also volunteer to take on additional projects that will offer some variety to your work.

  • Number Three: Dress to Impress.

  • The way you dress can really affect your mood.

  • Think back to when you joined your company; you probably made an effort to dress up, right?

  • Now you've got comfortable and you just throw on anything in the morning before heading out the door.

  • To have pride in your job, start making more of an effort with your appearance, which will result in more happiness.

  • Number Four: Make Meaningful Relationships.

  • Enjoying the company of your coworkers can really make the workplace a better place.

  • As you spend most of your waking hours at work, you'll need to bond with your colleagues on a personal level in order to enjoy your time there.

  • So, if you're known to always keep your head down, make more of a conscious effort to engage with your coworkers.

  • Number Five: Take a Break.

  • If you're unable to concentrate, take a 5-10-minute break to meditate - go for a walk or make a coffee.

  • By doing something that you enjoy, you can feel more grounded and excited about work, which will also increase your focus when you return to your task.

  • Number Six: Practice Daily Gratitude.

  • You've probably heard of the old saying "the grass is always greener," and this has never been truer when it comes to work.

  • We often tend to focus on the negatives and completely ignore the positive aspects of our jobs.

  • So, to remind yourself of what's good, jot down something that you appreciated throughout your day.

  • By doing so, you can look back when you're feeling down and reflect on the positives.

  • Number Seven: Reward Yourself.

  • Set yourself some rewards for when you really don't want to complete something on your to-do listyou can think of this as a personal bribe.

  • Subsequently, you'll look forward to the treat at the end of the task, which will help you feel more motivated and excited once you've finished.

  • Number Eight: Avoid Negativity.

  • Regardless of the size of your team, there's always going to a handful of people that just aren't satisfied but still stick around.

  • And after a while of hanging out with them, you'll end up adopting the same attitude.

  • So, even if they're your friends, try to limit the time you spend with them or change the conversation when the subject falls on work.

  • You want to be around people who are also working on climbing the career ladder, and who will have a positive influence on you.

  • Number Nine: Remind Yourself Why You Like Working There.

  • Think back to what attracted you to the position and organization in the first place to help you feel more satisfied.

  • You took the job for a reason, whether it was pay, benefits, company culture or the projects that you're working on.

  • If the role is still ticking most of your boxes, then you simply need to adjust your mindset to feel happier.

  • Number Ten: Find Another Job.

  • If you've tried these tips and you're still unhappy, you need to start looking for other opportunities.

  • Your mental wellbeing is extremely important, which is why you need to weigh up the factors that are affecting you and work on eliminating them altogether by leaving your current position.

  • I hope that these easy mindset shifts have inspired you to choose happiness for yourself at work, but if they haven't, visit for more advice.

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How to Feel Happier at Work – 10 Ways to Completely Shift Your Mindset

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    Julianne Sung posted on 2021/08/10
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