02 Nov Happiness at work
Keeping up to date with the latest happiness research is part of what I do on a regular basis – it is, essentially, my job which is great because I love to read, I love to learn and I love to share these lessons with others. So when we’re asked to come in to organisations and present seminars and workshops to enhance the happiness of employees and teams I feel like I’m one of the luckiest people around.
What I’m trying to say is that my happiness comes from learning as much as I can about what makes people happy and then helping others to apply these principles and to be happy themselves. This is incredibly satisfying.
Unfortunately, however, many people I meet are unsure that what they’re doing is really something from which they can derive happiness. Some times they’re right. But in many instances the people I talk to can experienc more happiness, at work and at home, quite simply by thinking about and approaching their jobs (and their lives) in a different way. One of the central tenets to what we teach at The Happiness Institute is that your happiness is not directly dependent on what goes on around you but rather, far more dependent on how you respond to what goes on around you.
What do you think? Let us know what you do to have fun and to experience and spread happiness in your workplace!