Friday, February 25, 2011

How to Be Happy At Work

Happy working

Zappos is a company which believes in happiness at work. Workers are provided with free lunch, free ice cream and free massage. The company thinks that excellent customer services starts with a happy workforce. Even when you decide to leave the company, you are paid $4,000/=. It is better that you leave when you are not happy working there or the morale of the staff will be affected adversely. A happy environment can be created for you, but how do you create your own happiness at work?

Choose happiness: It is a necessity to live happily. Happiness cheers you up and also makes others happy too. When you laugh the whole world laughs with you, when you cry you cry alone. You look at things in a positive frame of mind. Happiness brings you more energy and less stress at work. Your cheerful disposition is a welcome sign to others at the workplace.

Loving yourself: How happy you are is reflected in how much you love and care for yourself. Are you feeling good about yourself? Do you dress smartly? Do you live a healthy lifestyle like exercising regularly, following a balanced diet and sleeping well and sufficiently at night? In short, are you happy with yourself?

Your career goals: Identify your strengths and develop your skills and talents. The most important thing is to choose what you like to do and enjoy what you do. There is something to look forward to in life. There is hope.

Change: Be adaptive to changes at the workplace. Changes bring about growth and progress. Be open-minded and flexible to adopt new ways of doing things. Change is to work less and get more done and be happier.

Good habits: Good habits bring you more happiness at work. Starting a new day early, thinking of happy thoughts, carrying a to-do list are some of the habits to be organized and enthusiastic at the workplace.

Problem solving: There will be problems at the workplace. Adopt a problem solving attitude. Be resolute and creative in resolving problems. The habit and ability to find solutions in every problem will boost your confidence to the next level.

Learning: To be more productive, learn and acquire more skills. Getting more skillful is to be more valued and happy at work.

Appreciation and gratitude: Getting peace of mind is adopting an attitude of gratitude and forgiveness. Your heart is filled with love instead of anger and resentment. Happiness is a calm and collected mind

Avoid worry and negative thoughts: The effective way to avoid worry and negative thoughts is to work mindfully. Living in the present is to immerse in what you do with full concentration.

Be with happy people: Getting along with other happy and positive thinking people will fortify your happiness. Share and spread happiness.

Helping others: Happiness is getting other to be happy too. One effective way is to be interested in others and help them to do a better job. Others will be appreciative and you also boost your self-confidence and self-worth.

Bring happiness to work: it is vital to be happy at work. However, work is not everything in your life. Taking care of your family is equally important. You will bring more happiness to work when there is harmony and peace at home. The key is to live a balanced life.

Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence. Aristotle 384 B.C.-322 B.C.


  1. Very nice comments! You focus them for use in work, but actually all the suggestions given are valid not only at work, but wherever you have to interact with people: at home, in the shop, the library, the administration etc.

    Improve life in all its aspects, not only at work!

  2. Thanks for your comments. Yes, make changes and improve your life in every way.

  3. One thing that I have always found works in an ever changing business enviroment is to embrace new things. Be excited about change. Be excited about new ways of doing things. Then paint pictures about what the change will do for you in your mind, and you will feel that the future will be positive.

  4. You are absolutely right. Change is the only constant in life.Change is about growth and progress.

  5. Nice collection of very simple and very positive things that we need to be sure are in our life every day!

  6. Thanks for visiting and your kind words

  7. This always makes me happy ;)


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