For most people, experiencing something fun and exciting gives makes them feel uplifted and motivated to do things. Regardless of how you define ‘fun’, it’s a totally effective way to fire up your mood and give it your all every single day. For example, think about the work that you do – when you don’t enjoy what you do, you never experience that ever-burning passion that makes you want to wake up every morning ready to tackle the world. But, when you are doing something that you are passionate about, that you LOVE, every day is exciting and that passion fuels your daily tasks and motivates you to do even more!
Now, if you’re still stuck in a job that doesn’t do that for you, you can still find little things to put a smile on your face every day. No matter how small it may be – the clothes you wear, the expertise you put into your work, the satisfaction of a job well done, a delicious, healthy meal during your break – it’s helpful to you to find something that makes you happy with whatever it is that you do.
In fact, try out some of these helpful tips that can help you ease the stress of a long day at home or at the office and lighten your mood:
Wear That Beautiful Smile!
It may seem overrated but smiling can make the difference between a whole day of being happy or feeling really heavy deep inside. Try to smile and you’ll notice a lot of difference. Smiling is like disease (minus all the pain and agony though) as it is contagious to almost everyone around you and very few are immune to it. Try it out! Maybe next time you’ll earn yourself a new friend. Have fun, be happy and don’t forget that smile!
Make Every Day A Challenging Game
Challenge yourself with the things that you do. Be that person who always seems to be optimistic no matter how huge the odds may be. Add a little spice to your day by achieving more than what you did yesterday. A little healthy challenge goes a long way and it can also improve your daily working pattern. Pushing yourself just a little bit each time makes you a better player than the others. Try to do it more often at the office and you might have your boss notice your good work and give you a raise!
Don’t Treat Work as Work
Some people said, “If you enjoy what you do, you never have to work a single day in your life” and this can also happen to you. Although this may be more difficult for some more than others, – some people really are stuck in horrible jobs – with determination this can be applied. Work, profession, and career can all be made fun. Indulge yourself with the things that pleases you and make you happy.
Motivation normally comes when you are happy with the things you have, the people around you, your job, and the little things that make life worth living. Take the time to appreciate these things and enjoy!
~ Carrie A Medford
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