happy worker Do you dread getting up for work?
While at work, do you watch the clock, eager to get back home?
Conversely, do you think you SHOULD be happy in your job, but just do not feel it?

Sadly, many people feel this way. The average person spends a good bulk of their time AT work. In Happiness 101 we teach about choice and taking full responsibility for your own Happiness. It is for this reason we abide by four rules: no blame, no shame, no guilt and no complaining. These rules are inspired by Dr. Sonja Lyubomirsky, author of the amazing book, The How of Happiness (see my book review). She dubbed blame, shame, guilt and complaining as Happiness Robbers because they rob us of our CHOICE to be happy. In regards to YOU and your job situation, please notice the thoughts that come up for you when I say “You can be happier at work”. Do you whip our your laundry list of reasons you cannot be happy in your job? Or, worse, do you with a heavy sigh categorically dismiss the idea with “Nah”?
Henry Ford said, “Whether you think you CAN, or you CAN’T, you’re right!” So, if you steadfastly believe you cannot be Happier, then I am sure that will be your reality. If you have even a little hope that you could be Happier in your job NOW (not when you get the job you REALLY want, or get the promotion or raise), then join us tonight for Happiness 101. It is a FREE weekly class about Happiness I teach every week. It is based on studies and empirical research, not just fluff that sounds good. All you have to lose is your frown.
Class starts at 7pm. Address: 220 East 3900 South #7. If you have any questions, call 801-262-0317 for recorded information or E-mail me at frank@saltlakementalhealth.com
~Frank

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happy workerA day off. Football. A way to mark the end of summer. That’s what Labor Day means to most Americans. But have you stopped and thought about what it’s really about? Labor Day was declared in the United Stated following the Pullman Strike in 1994. It was whisked through Congress by President Cleveland in hopes that the acknowledgment of the labor force would prevent further bloodshead. Bloodshead over a job. Workers had to bond together and rise up for things we now take for granted like a fair wage and safe working conditions. I invite you today to appreciate improved working conditions. You might even take a moment to appreciate your job or career. There are many without jobs right now. If you are so inclined, send good wishes to the unemployed and hope they can celebrate Labor Day next year and do so with a grateful heart.

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