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Feeling Bored With Your Work? How to Find a Greater Sense of Meaning

Why?

It’s a question all of us should ask ourselves. Why do we do what we do? In line with these questions, I would like you to stop and think about the following before we dive into this episode.

Is your work meaningful to you? Do you feel a sense of purpose in what you’re doing?

Are you excited to go to your job?

If the answer to these questions is “no,” then this episode is for you. It seems that a lot of people don’t feel that their work is very meaningful. That’s why, in this episode, Dr. Patricia Thompson shares practical tips you can apply to bring a greater sense of meaning to your work – starting today. Find out the necessary mindset shifts and actions to be taken so that you can better appreciate the job you have now.

 

Episode Highlights:

    • Think about your core values. What’s really important in your life? 
    • Practice gratitude.
    • Pretend your time is limited.
    • Having supportive relationships is good for your mood, your general outlook, and even your health
    • Give yourself permission to take breaks, have a hobby, hang out with friends, and enjoy yourself.
    • Challenge yourself.
    • Look for opportunities to volunteer.
    • Take small steps.

 

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EP06: Feeling Bored With Your Work? How to Find a Greater Sense of Meaning
Patricia Thompson - Corporate Psychologist and Management Consultant | Silver Lining Psychology

About the Author

Dr. Patricia Thompson is a Corporate Psychologist and Management Consultant who is passionate about helping her clients flourish by making well-informed hiring decisions, cultivating talent, and developing a positive organizational culture. Read more...