“If you can't be in the job you love, love the job you're in.”
We have all been advised, at one or the other time, to find the job we love. Sadly, we don’t live in a perfect world and often end up doing something we never dreamt of. More than forty percent of people all over the world are stuck in something they don’t want to do. Getting the job you love is a dream everyone cannot achieve. So what to do if you find yourself with a job that you don’t like? Do you want to quit and start a new life? However, there is no guarantee that after quitting your present job, you would find the job you love. There is no such word as 'workplace heaven'. However, there is a way to love the job you are in. in others word, "If you can’t get a job that you love, love the job that you have got." Here are some ways by which you can convert the job you loath into the job you love. Read on to know how to love your job and make your work fun.
Ways To Love Your Job
Remember Emily of “The Devil Wears Prada”, how she used to motivate herself by saying “I love my job” constantly? Even though that was sarcastic, she still made a point. You have to constantly search for things to motivate yourself. Pinpoint your energy peaks and work at that time. You will surely work better. Make a list of all your accomplishments and reflect on them when you are feeling low. Allow yourself to be inspired, as that way, you will learn to love your job.
Excel In What You Do
Excellence is to do common things, but in an uncommon way. To love what you do, you gave to excel in it. Learn everything about what you do and what you are doing wrong. Sometimes, even unknowingly, we start dreading our job simply because we suck at it. Take interest in what you do; find out ways to improve your work. If you got a job and are still continuing there, something must be going right. Nobody hires a person whose work sucks. You may be good at it, but take it as a challenge and try to be the best.
Sometimes, the problem is that we really don’t know where we are heading and that’s why we start dreading the job we are doing. It is very important to challenge yourself constantly. Find out ways to spin change in your direction. Work hard and be ready to take any challenge thrown your way. Praise yourself, if you have been able to finish the job before the deadline.
We can make even the most boring place into fun by simply being with people we love. All right, it is not necessary that you will start loving every person ay your workplace. However, if you are in a friendly place, you long to return there. So, do your best to make friends at your office.
Stress is the main factor that leads you to negative thoughts and makes you dread everything, including your job. Join stress management class, incorporate exercises and yoga in your daily routine and take balanced food. Even when the workload is high, take essential breaks. Don’t be in the habit of mulling over everything, at all times. Give your best and let things come into play!