… want to be happy?
The 2017 Push-Doctor survey of 1000 participants reveals that only half of UK adult males consider themselves “happy” or “very happy”, falling to only 42% in the case of women.
Although what makes us happy is likely to vary according to the stage of our lives, as a working proposition for this blog let’s assume the survey is specifically applicable to, say, 30 year-olds, and that 20-year-olds would have at least a passing interest in what will impact on their happiness over the next 10-years.
So what is the magic secret that splits the adult population in half? According to the Push-Doctor survey the recipe is quite simple; divide your life equally between work, play and sleep. As sleep and play are individual choices, let’s focus on the somewhat trickier mission of being happy at “work”.