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Ignite Happy Blog: Your Weekly Dose of Happiness
Due to our current circumstances, the stark reality is that millions of people are isolated and may be having feelings of inadequacy, believing they are unworthy of living their dreams. 70% of people claim to feel unhappy and trapped in life’s monotony (The Telegraph, 22 January 2015).
When it rains, it seems to pour. This can leave us feeling overwhelmed and even drain our joy dry. How do we tackle these situations and what choices do we typically make? Do we fall victim to the perceived weight of the challenges or actively seek the silver linings that pull us up?
Living in isolation hasn’t been so bad when you look at our situation with a silver lining. Admittedly, one area that I struggle with a bit is donning a mask to safely walk around in public. It is uncomfortable, awkward, and just outright strange. When wearing my mask, I feel like I am in a movie or a dream that I can’t change or wake from.
According to hundreds of people that I have interviewed, joy at work means belonging as a trusted partner and helping others succeed at work. Do you invite others into your circle each day, regardless of what team “they” are on, where “they” are from, what “they” look like, “their” orientation, or what “they” represent?
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