Ways to stay happy at work
If you are a working man or woman, then there are chances that you may spend more time at work than at home. Therefore, it is important that you stay happy and relaxed at work. But this is easier said than done. A dominating and insulting boss, backbiting colleagues, poor pay packages and office politics can make your life miserable. Job stress can make you go crazy; therefore, it is imperative that you stay happy at work as much as possible. Here are a few tips to stay happy at work:
Whatever may be the nature of your problems at work, understand that worrying about them is never going to make a difference. Therefore, keeping a positive attitude at work can make you feel happy even in rough situations.
Mix around with colleagues
Staying aloof because of your problems is only going to compound your misery. Even though you may be facing office politics, make it a point to mix around with people. Seeing how you are not deterred by what is happening around you may just change the atmosphere of all the backbiting and criticism.
Make sure you are not bullied at work. Do not allow others to use you as a doormat. Stand up for yourself instead of being bullied around because you can't stand up for yourself.
Refrain from being a ‘yes' man
Be self-assured about the targets you can achieve and be practical about time frames. Doing this will make your boss respect your attitude and your colleagues will see that you are genuine.
Ask for feedback
The biggest motivation for a person is appreciation. Make sure you know what your boss feels about your work. If your boss feels that you are inadequate in certain areas, strive to impress him/her by the efforts you put in, in those areas.