Is your job stressing you out again? We all (or most of us, anyway) have those moments, those hectic days when we just want to hand in our resignation, hop on a plane, and spend the rest of our days sipping a margarita on a beach somewhere. But we you can’t unplug your source of income just like that, we often have to suck it up. Isn’t there a better way? Why yes, as a matter of fact. It begins with looking on the bright side and changing our perspective about our jobs.
1. Maintain a positive attitude
If you have that “grass is always greener on the other side” mentality, no matter what you do, you will never be satisfied. Restilino Areglado, a messenger at a realty firm and studio, always comes to work with a bright smile and finds ways to get his job done through typhoons, heat waves, monstrous traffic, and surly receptionists. Whenever he is thanked for something, he replies, “I’m happy to do it. I love my job!” Why, you ask? “It’s the only one I got, the last one I plan to have, and for me, there’s no replacement for it,” he says earnestly. [Read more...]