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10 Tips for Staying Happy at Work

10 Tips for Staying Happy at Work

Beverly West, Monster Contributing Writer

3. Develop an Office Support System:

“Gathering a circle of colleagues who share similar backgrounds or lifestyles can take a lot of pressure off you at work,” says Rhodes. "When you are able to voice your feelings to people who understand, it can really help minimize stress.

4. Eat Healthy and Drink Lots of Water:

“Maintaining a good diet and keeping yourself properly hydrated throughout your workday can really make a big difference in your energy level and attitude,” says Shirly Weiss, a certified holistic health and nutritional counselor and consulting expert for The Balance Team. "And if you can manage to maintain a diet of whole foods, as opposed to refined foods such as sugar and bread, then you’ll really be ahead of the game.

5. Be Organized:

Create a manageable schedule to handle your workload, suggests Stacy Raden, a founding partner of The Balance Team. “A sense of empowerment stems from accomplishment,” she says. "When you feel overwhelmed, it tends to intensify dissatisfaction. By being proactive and taking control, employees can feel a sense of satisfaction, enhanced confidence and motivation.

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