Studies shows that doing something out of your regular day to day activities â€“ a new project, a more challenging job â€“ triggers happy-making chemicals in your brain. Penelope Trunk, a career adviser says you can apply this helpful info at the office but:
What about at home? You watch TV, surf from your sofa, cook dinner but don’t venture past pasta. Instead, use the same standards at home that you have at work: If you are not challenging yourself and learning to do new things at home, Burns’ research suggests that satisfaction with your life will be elusive.
No doubt a lot of us (myself included) plop down on the couch after work to watch primetime TV or if youâ€™re a gamer (which is very common in the Caribbean these days), maybe play a little halo. After a while these regular day to day activities can get to be a drag. Variety is the spice of life. How do you spice up you life outside the office ❓ Post a comment and let us know.
Don’t get too comfortable at home after work [Brazen Careerist]