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Why You Should Be Happy With the Job You Have

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

As far as your job is concerned, there are three things that you can do: get the job you want, work for yourself on something you would like to do (entrepreneur) or find something positive in your job that you can enjoy. With the current state of the global economy in a crisis, many people commonly face the problem of joblessness these days. For many people, there is hardly any other option but to hang to the job they currently hold in order to keep that paycheck coming to pay off bills and necessities. Under this situation, if your current job is not ideal, the only possible option is to find something in your job that you can enjoy.

Find something you love in your job

Remember one thing, some people are fortunate enough to find suitable jobs in the field they like to work in but in today’s current economic, many will need to learn how to be satisfied with whatever job they currently have or can get.

Most of us have no choice but to continue in our existing jobs for the sake of our family and financial commitments, such as a housing loan. It is not going to help you in any way if you are leaving your job in a very uncertain economy. The ideal option is to learn to like some of the features in your current job or find a way to make some aspects of it enjoyable for you. You have probably have come across several people who do even the small job with full interest. No one is going to prevent you if you implement small changes while delivering the workloads if it keeps you happy.

Discover your hidden talent

Not all of us are endowed with great jobs that we like. Instead of brooding about what you don’t have, concentrate and turn your attention on to your ‘self’. For instance, you may be a good writer, editor, or proofreader. Convert this hidden talent into your hobby that may be a source for secondary income. Develop your innate interest in any field like music, sports or photography and find out all possible ways to transform your talent into money.

If you work hard at it and get a lucky break, who knows, you can eventually make your secondary job as your primary one if it gets to generate reasonable income for supporting your family.

Don’t take things for granted

Just think for a minute about thousands of people on the streets who are jobless at the moment. Imagine how your position will be if left jobless. You are indeed blessed that you have a secure job right now and you avoid ruining your family’s security and well-being. Be optimistic and discharge your job sincerely. You should consider yourself lucky for having a nice job though it isn’t really, what you want. Your situation is certainly better when compared with those people who are jobless. You have to think that this job is the one and only source of your income and if you think you would rather go do something else and take your chances in this uncertain economic landscape, what will you do to make ends meet for your family? Don’t take things for granted and let your responsibility for your family, the ones you love, and care for the most serve as your motivation.

Try to improve your performance

This is one of those things that can bring back life to your job again. You should try to focus on different tasks that can improve the quality of your performance. This will increase your productivity and might even get interested in your job again. Your behavior with your colleagues will improve and your impression in front of your seniors will also get better. This explains why you should learn to be happy with any job you have.

Nothing is eternal

No one can predict what your future will be. Sometimes, because of our responsibilities to our family or a loved one, we end up having no choice but getting a job to ensure a source of income even if it is a job we really aren’t that interested in.  Think positively and be sincere in your job. Who knows? There might be some change or improvement in the current situation very shortly. If not, remember that in a sense this is a matter of survival for you and your family. In that situation, those who adapt best to their circumstances by learning to accept it and making the most of it will prevail.

I Love My Job
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