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Why am I not happy at work?

For some of us work is a just a place to earn money. To others, there's some satisfaction in it. If you're in the first group of people, read on and we'll attempt to give you some reasons to be more cheerful at work.

Signs you're not happy at work

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If you're still mulling over the day's activities when you go to bed, it's possible that your work is taking too much out of you. Consider whether a change is possible either in the work you do or who you do it for.

Signs you're not happy at work

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Think about your relationship with your colleagues. Do you see them as rivals rather than team mates? Unless you're an F1 driver, you need to look at your team mates as colleagues and work with them rather than against them.

Signs you're not happy at work

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Think about your relationship with your colleagues. Do you see them as rivals rather than team mates? Unless you're an F1 driver, you need to look at your team mates as colleagues and work with them rather than against them.

Signs you're not happy at work

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Your work / life balance is the most important thing. If you're spending too much time at work, even the extra money won't compensate you.

Signs you're not happy at work

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Make a list of the things you like about your job and then analyse the list. Perhaps you're only reason for staying is the money. If so, you're probably unhappy or unsatisfied with your work.

Signs you're not happy at work

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The atmosphere at your firm can also be a reason why you're unhappy at work. Perhaps you like the job and the people, but you don't work well under the conditions.

Signs you're not happy at work

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The atmosphere at your firm can also be a reason why you're unhappy at work. Perhaps you like the job and the people, but you don't work well under the conditions.

Signs you're not happy at work

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Do you consider your company's successes as your own or are you looking for it to fail? If you're in a negative mindset about the place, look for a new workplace.

Signs you're not happy at work

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If you have problems sleeping, you're probably unhappy at work. A lot of people who are unhappy with their jobs have trouble getting to sleep.

Signs you're not happy at work

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One of the keys to happiness at work is to feel valued. If you feel under valued, it's time for a change.

Signs you're not happy at work

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If you find yourself isolated from the others in your team, work out if you're the one making that happen or not. If you are, then you're obviously not happy where you're working.

Signs you're not happy at work

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If you find yourself isolated from the others in your team, work out if you're the one making that happen or not. If you are, then you're obviously not happy where you're working.

Signs you're not happy at work

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