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The Corporate Wellness Bible by Kate Cook

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78. How to love the job you’ve got

Sometimes you can’t have the one you want. So you have to love the one you’ve got.

One in four of us want to leave our jobs. We can’t all do it at once, so here’s how to cope until your personal Great Escape.

The bottom line

Hate your job? It’s probably for three reasons – you hate the work (it’s monotonous or stressful), you hate the environment, including your colleagues, or something else has happened in your life that makes work seem meaningless and you’re ready for a lifestyle change. Or it could be that you’re in denial. I’m going to come over a bit mystical here, because I firmly believe that sometimes we hate our job because we can’t be bothered to address what’s really stressing us out in our lives. ...

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