Challenge #6- Your four letter word
This week your challenge involves most people's most offensive four letter word. Work.
Studies have shown that only 19% of people are satisfied with your jobs. So chances are that you fit into the group that is not happy with their job.
Think about where you spend the majority of your time. It has been estimated that you will spend 91,250 hours (40 hours per week starting at age 21, retiring at 65) at work!
If you aren't happy or at the very least mildly satisfied at work, it would not be a big shock to learn you are an unhappy person.
Here's your challenge this week:
Think of three things you like about your job.
By the way, if you are a stay at home mom you better believe that counts as a job.
It can be as small as this guy I worked with one time who was a combat veteran and he would say, "Well, this isn't the greatest job in the world, but at least people are not shooting at me at work."
Or it can be as big as "I feel like I am making a difference every day I go to work".
If you can't find 3 things about your job that you like, I would suggest finding another one.
How much is being miserable worth to you?
I understand paying bills and making ends meet, but in the end your job stress will eventually cost you much more in terms of health, relationships, happiness, etc...
The question will always be, is it worth it? For some people it might be. For me, I would rather be the healthy, happy guy living in the trailer park than the unhealthy sourpuss living in a gated community. And I've actually been a healthy, happy guy living in a trailer park and it was awesome.
If you aren't one of those people, then you need to find an outlet for your job stress or find a new job.
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