A few years ago I had a job working at a call center. And I’ll be honest with you, the job sucked. It was long hours of talking to people trying fix their phones and computers while having to deal with whatever emotional state they were in. There was yelling, crying, sarcasm, the whole shebang. But in spite of all of the stress and annoyance there was one man named Ed who I will always remember.
Because he was so freaking happy. All the time. Ed would come into work smiling and saying hey to everyone. Sometimes he was so happy and charismatic that my coworkers and I became skeptical. Like who is really that happy? But at the same time while being skeptical, we loved it. His happiness was contagious. The job still sucked but he made it a little more bearable and we always noticed his absence. And one day I asked him about how he managed to be so positive and his response was, “Because I don’t have to work, I get to work. And I get to make people smile every day.”
In a way he inspired me. Seeing him be so positive made me have one of those “If he can do it, I can do it,” moments. I’m generally a care free person, but from then on I always made it a point not only be care free, but to surround myself with people like him and create that same happiness within myself. And over the years I’ve picked up the best habits that a lot “happy people” like Ed have that allows them to be the way that they are. Try adding some of these to your lifestyle and see how much of a difference they can make.
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