It would be illusory to think that we leave our personal culture, beliefs and values in the locker room of our workplace and work mechanically. It would be also boring, I think. Therefore, some questions about work popped up. I believe that most of us hope to have the opportunity, through work, to gain recognition of our personal worth, of our uniqueness, in short of … Continue reading Why Some Questions about Work Popped up on My Mind
Your well-being should be your priority, and working too much might hamper your happiness. Our consumerist society often leads us to reverse our priorities in ways that can seriously affect our quality of life and our physical, mental, and emotional health. Ultimately, our happiness. With an increasing rhythm of life, inflation, and bills piling up, we are more and more concerned about working, earning a … Continue reading How Working Too Much Hampers Your Happiness
Nowadays, we see that a lot of jobs no longer exist in the market, or they are about to disappear. If they do not disappear, they will change tremendously. In the future, there will be more people that are self-employed than employees. Flexibility and life-long training will be more and more needed as it will be necessary to switch from a competence to another one, … Continue reading Are You Ready for the Job of the Future?
Hi all, I have been thinking of something lately. If someone asked me who I am, what would I say? Other than the obvious demographic information of course. And I realized I do not have a good answer to that. I tried to define myself without association to anyone or any job. Assume I am nobody’s daughter, sister, cousin, friend etc. Who am I without … Continue reading Who am I? Who are you?
Situation: Peter has got a job offer in a country far from his home country. The job pays well and is a significant upgrade from his current job. He will have to stay there at least 5 years. The question that is bothering him is that he does not know anyone in that country and he will have to build everything from scratch (setting up a … Continue reading Brain-Storming 8
Situation: John retired two years ago. He did the job he loved for his whole life and his job gave meaning to his life. Without his job now, he is feeling empty. He feels he lost his life purpose. This feeling is making him think that he wants to go back to work. Now, he is trying to find ways to do that. John lives with … Continue reading Brain-Storming 7
Hi everyone, One of our higher goals in life as human beings is to find happiness, however we define it. We are always in search of it. We make decisions to achieve happiness. We choose a job over the other because it is more likely to bring us happiness. Maybe it will provide more money and that will make us feel happy. Maybe it will … Continue reading Happiness Every Day
Again, a situation and questions: Situation: You have a stable, well-paying job and in fact you will be promoted soon. However, the last few years have been hard for you because you realized that you are not happy in your job and you want to do art, your passion since childhood. This means you will likely not have stability and possibly not much money. You … Continue reading Brain-Storming 2
A few days ago I asked you What do you feel when you think about your job? and the responses were pretty interesting. Whilst some people love what they do, there are others that have mixed feelings or they even hate what they do. A while back I made a post about why some people hate their jobs and yesterday I had an … Continue reading Does your job match you?
Have you noticed how detested are jobs these days? Apparently, 85% of people worldwide hate their jobs (you can find the source of that article here). Since we’re spending so much of our lives working and lots of our time off thinking about work, I believe this is a huge problem our society has. So what are the main reasons for this? In … Continue reading Why some people hate their job