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10 Genius Tricks To Make Your Workday Awesome

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    It's Thursday. Meaning: Only two more days between you and the weekend. But, there are probably a thousand meetings, deadlines, and co-worker spats between here and there. Awful, we know. But, it doesn't have to be that way. In an alternate universe, you could be happy at work — even on the days when your boss is being unreasonable and you're stuck in the office absurdly late.

    We hit up Nataly Kogan, cofounder and CEO of Happier (a wellness company that's all about helping people get happier and healthier in every part of their lives), for a no-BS guide that could legitimately change the way you see your job. Because, here's the thing: It's all about perspective, and finding a smarter way to deal with the mundane stuff.

    Sure, if you're truly miserable, you should find a new gig. And, if you're medium-unhappy, maybe you should still be looking. But, until you find that next job, you're most likely stuck with this one. Even if you love your job (like we clearly do — after all, we have balloon hats at our company meetings), some days are harder than others. Which is where our handy-dandy guide comes in.

    The 10 simple tips to upgrade your daily grind, right this way.

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