Best of Work Happy Now 2010

celebrate-20112010 is almost over and it’s been a very memorable year.

We’ve expanded our superpowers. We’ve found new ways to make people happy at work. We’ve found ways to take setbacks and use them make us stronger.

You’ve hopefully taken your happiness to the next level and kept it there. I can’t wait for 2011, but before we get there I would like to reminisce about 2010.


Here are 10 articles that I loved writing and seemed to strike a chord with the WHN readers:

1. How to Discover Your Superpowers

A lot of people have been asking me, “What exactly is a superpower?” It’s time I gave you an answer.

So, over the past couple months I’ve talked a lot about developing your superpowers, but I never explained how to figure out what your superpowers are in the first place. The best way for me to do this is to start by asking you a few questions.

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2. Your Attitude and How it Affects Your Career

Have you ever noticed how positive people are more resilient?

Lately I’ve been thinking about the importance of attitude. Back in 2009, I put myself on a no complaining dietfor 30 days. It was a tough and enlightening experience. I realized how much I complained and that I needed to do something to change.

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3. The Law of Attraction and Your Career

The Law of Attraction (LoA) gets a bad rep because of cheesy YouTube Videos and terrible books. They want to make the concept simple and enticing, but in doing so they lose much of the life changing impact that the practice can have. I didn’t believe until I started believing. Imagine that.

We are who we think we are and that’s how we accomplish our goals. If we don’t believe we can write a great book, hike the Appalachian trail, or create a career that will make us so happy that we can’t believe our luck then it won’t happen.

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4. How to Discover Your Career Bliss

If you can’t connect to the work that you are doing, either it doesn’t fit with your needs or you aren’t trying. Some people have an aptitude for math, writing, history, science, computers, etc. They gravitate toward these things because they vibrate their soul.

I know I may be losing some of you here because of this “new age” vibrational talk, but that’s ok. I know I can’t win all of you over with each post. A lot of you really need this information, so I’ll continue.

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5. How to Feng Shui Your Workspace

Want to improve both your productivity and happiness level? It’s time to feng shui your workplace. Feng shui is a practice that will help you design your environment so that it brings the best of you out. By following the 10 practical feng shui tips listed below, you can increase your productivity, your positive energy, and your working experience.

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6. How Cancer has Changed My Life

I was told by my urologist that there is a 98% chance that I have cancer. Even writing that sentence makes me feel sick to my stomach. The shock shakes me from my inside out.

I don’t know whether to go and cry or to be strong. I want to do both and I have tried both.

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7. You Need Mind Numbing Work

Have you ever enjoyed mind numbing work?

You need work that’s not going to weigh down your brain. A heavy brain gets tired. On the other hand, a slightly distracted brain is a light brain that can work on other problems.

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8. My Arch Nemesis Dr. Oatzel Almost Stole My Superpowers

As I improve my business I realize that I have a lot of fear.

Fear of people hating my stuff.

Fear of people laughing at my ideas.

Fear of not earning enough money.

Fear of not giving enough value.

As I work on hugging my fears, learning from them, then releasing them I become more powerful.

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9. 7 Simple Ways to Live Your Passions

Why do you choose to get out of bed in the morning?

You may do it because of:

> Love
> Habit
> Fear
> Excitement
> Obligation
> Dedication

Whatever gets you out of bed, it’s enough to keep you moving forward. At what point do you ask yourself…

Am I happy with my career?

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10. 10 Common Career Mistakes

I’ve made the mistake of feeling helpless and I don’t want you to feel the same way.

The list below was created to help remind you to stay in control of your career and not give up on designing the career of your dreams.

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Each year I try to bring more happiness than the year before. If there is a topic that you would like me to cover, please leave a comment or if you are little too shy please email directly at karl (AT) workhappynow (DOT) com.

Thanks for all your support and love. I hope we make 2011 even more amazing than 2010.

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Image courtesy of Skies for me

Comments

  1. Karl,
    Thanks for sharing your wisdom with us. It’s been a pleasure getting to know you better and I wish you and your family all the best in 2011! xo

  2. How we use our minds is so important to how effective we are at work and at home. A big thanks to Karl for helping us all be better people in 2010. Hopefully we will see new plateaus in the new year!

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