Independently Happy

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Hilarious Work Memes and Jokes

Job-hating is fun! Okay, so it’s miserable. Thankfully, many on the Internet have good humor about it and have been kind enough to offer us great laughs at the expense of our jobs with these hilarious work memes. Here are the funniest memes about hating your job! Remember When Mondays Were Bad? Dreading Monday is […]

Learning Never Stops: Graduation is Just a Beginning

Learning Never Stops

My kid just graduated college. We are so proud of her. She’s only the second person–out of a huge family on my side–to graduate from college. Guess who was the first.  It was never even a question of if with her; it was when. So far, we’ve all had too much fun celebrating to stop […]

How to Max Out Your Happiness Accounts

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Does happiness ever seem so far out of reach you don’t even know where to begin your quest? Do you wish there was a happiness map or manual? Start thinking of your happiness as a savings account in which you invest time and energy, saving up for a rainy day. What are happiness accounts? Scroll […]

Simple Ways To Seize the Days in a Job You Hate

hate my job how to get through the day

When you hate your job, your biggest goal in life is just to get through the day. Some days that climb around the numbers of the clock seems insurmountable. It’s a horrible way to live, but it’s a horrible place to work. You can get out of the daily spiral and enjoy your days. Here […]

Open Plan Office

If you’re used to your office or cubical, moving to an open plan office can be miserable and overwhelming. If you find Time Square (or your Facebook feed ) frantic, noisy and distracting (and maybe a little tacky), then you are probably going to struggle in an open plan office. There are ways to cope, […]