KEEPING AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE DURING YOUR JOB SEARCH
It’s easy to get bogged down this time of year. The holidays are upon us, it’s almost a new year, it feels like money is going out in a steady river and you might be looking for a new job. Whether you’re unemployed, underemployed, or looking for a change, it’s important to make a conscious choice to remain positive and thankful for all that you currently have. Here are some of my favourite articles and pointers on how to keep an attitude of gratitude this holiday season.
6 simple tips for staying thankful during a tough job search:
If you’re struggling to keep motivated and positive during your job search, a journal may help enormously:
Do you need to be shown why it pays to be optimistic? This article is for you!
In this Ted Talk, Brother David Steindl-Rast tells us how to use gratitude in your job search:
There are many benefits to practicing gratitude which may lead to a more positive job search outcome. A quick google search reveals an almost limitless supply of articles from many points of view. Science tells us that people who regularly practice gratitude by taking the time to observe, be present, reflect, and demonstrate compassion and kindness towards others, tend to experience more positive emotions, are more resilient, sleep better, and have lower stress and anxiety levels. All of which, can potentially impact the outcome of your job search efforts in a very positive way!