3 ways to be happier at work

Turning that frown upside down is a lot easier than you may think. All it takes is a little perspective.

According to CareerBliss (and reported by Fast Company), multiple factors affect work happiness, including: “work-life balance, one’s relationship with his/her boss and co-workers, work environment, job resources, compensation, growth opportunities, company culture, company reputation, daily tasks and job control over work performed on a daily basis.”

Workplace happiness, like most things, is a two-way street. Employees want freedom, support and appreciation. Employers want accountability, hard work and results.

The media has focused its attention on advice for employers, but there’s been less coverage about what individuals can do to make work more rewarding. Here are three tips that keep me upbeat:

1. Decide to be happy.

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