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4 Ways to Find Happiness in the Workplace

September 23rd, 2014

4 Ways to Find Happiness in the Workplace

Whether you love your job or not, there are always days when you need an extra boost. There are many ways to find happiness in the workplace so you can feel more positive and productive. Here are four small ways that can help you on your journey to finding happiness at work.


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  1. Help Someone with a Problem

Helping someone else gives you a feeling of joy and responsibility. Helping someone to solve a problem at work may also be an easy way to make a friend! You will feel more connected at work and taking on more responsibility will also help you grow and advance your career.

  1. Sit up Straight!

As simple as it sounds, proper posture is an excellent way to find happiness at work. By sitting up straight, your body will feel more energetic and you will feel happier. Good posture is essential for blood flow, leading to a healthy body and a healthy mind.

  1. Organize, In Your Own Way

The state of your desk or environment can say a lot about you. Are you a person who follows the rules and values conventionality? Or are you a creative person who thrives in a messier environment? Taking time for organization in a way that works for you can help you feel less overwhelmed and leave you feeling happier in the workplace. Having a space that reflects your values and the way you work the best can help you feel more empowered and productive.

  1. Focus on the Positive

Focusing on little things that are going right can do wonders toward finding happiness at work. Try and find small things throughout the day that make you happy, such as the sunlight through your window, using colored paper clips or the smell of popcorn coming from the kitchen. These small positive actions will help improve your overall mood and health.

By focusing on positive ways you can impact your own happiness, the workplace should transform into a safe haven. While there are many other ways to find happiness at work, it is always important to strike a balance between work and your personal life. Do you have any other tips to find happiness in the workplace?



About Josephine’s Professional Staffing

Founded in 1988, Josephine’s Professional Staffing has nearly 25 years of business success and is continuously committed to providing superior quality staffing solutions to companies in the Bay Area. We proactively and consistently search for avenues to provide staffing solutions in the field of administrative, accounting, healthcare, light industrial, technical and professional services while taking pride in each of our employees. Josephine’s Professional Staffing is a Certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE), Underutilized Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (UDBE), Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WOSB), Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (EDWOSB),  and Minority Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE). We can be reached at or 408.943.0111 and are located at 2158 Ringwood Avenue, San Jose, CA 95131


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