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  • You don’t need a Search Team to find Happiness at Work!

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    November 13th, 2012Keryl PesceLife in general, Stress and Guilt, Work

    Whether it is a boss who is borderline psycho (OK, hands in the air – who’s had one of those?), a company which doesn’t show its appreciation for your hard work, a co-worker who barely deserves the right to be called a “worker” or the conditions or functions of  your work sucking, there are ways you can be happier at work.

    In a nutshell, you’ve got two options. You can either change your circumstances or change you.

    Let’s address the first option.

    Change your circumstances:

    1 – Follow your passion.

    Take 30 quiet minutes away from distractions (I know it may be tough, but figure it out) and do some blue-sky thinking. Temporarily set aside continue »

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  • “Work is stressful, but the money is good.”

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    April 25th, 2011Keryl PesceLife in general, Money, Stress and Guilt, Work

    "Your money or your life!" demands the classic TV robber as he presses the nose of a pistol into the unsuspecting victim's back.

    We chew our popcorn more slowly and wait with baited breath, anxious to see what the victim decides. Will she reach into her purse and hand over her cash? Or will she hang on to her money, kick the thief in the nuts and risk sacrificing her life?

    If the show is a comedy, you know she's going for the cojones and high-tailing it out of there. But let's imagine this isn't a comedy. As a matter of fact, let's imagine this is real life.

    You leave the mall one night after dark. You walk continue »

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    February 2nd, 2011Keryl PesceLife in general, Stress and Guilt, Work

    "I'm so unhappy in my job right now. I work my ass off, but no one seems to notice. This job is a complete dead end, but what choice do I have? The job market is impossible right now. I'm stuck."

    OK, pay close attention, because I've got breaking news for you. Ready?

    There is no such thing as a dead end job. None.

    Your knee-jerk reaction is to continue »

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  • Help! I’m stuck in my job and can’t get out!

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    March 10th, 2010Keryl PesceLife in general, Work

    Smart, genuine, caring, educated, and loyal. Oh, and did I mention funny and adorable? This girl seriously has her act together. If anyone has the world by the balls it's her. Except how did she find herself in the position of asking me “I feel stuck at my job. Everyone else always take the credit for what I do. I feel so unappreciated and unfulfilled. I feel like my time is being wasted. Help. What can I do?”? If a girl with this much going for her feels stuck, are the rest of us screwed? The fact is most of us who find ourselves in a less-than-ideal life situation actually do have our shit together. In the vast majority of situations, what’s required isn’t an overhaul of our lives. It’s usually one minor adjustment. A flicker continue »

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