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Re: What Makes One Happy at Work

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  • do_slava
    Terri, This is very inspiring! Thank you for sharing! I am sure that others could share many more elevating moments like the ones below. Slava ... music, ...
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      Terri,

      This is very inspiring! Thank you for sharing!

      I am sure that others could share many more elevating moments like
      the ones below.

      Slava

      --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, carr_terri
      <no_reply@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi,
      >
      > Well I can share a couple of things that make me happy as a divine
      > enterprise worker:
      >
      > - a 9 year-old boy who is completely inspired by Sri Chinmoy's
      music,
      > weightlifting, etc. Recently I posted the story here about this
      > young customer at our restaurant who spontaneously told his mom
      that
      > he thinks alarm clocks should be made to wake people up with Sri
      > Chinmoy's music instead of loud beeping sounds.
      >
      > - spiritual seekers of all kinds who observe and absorb the
      > consciousness of Sri Chinmoy's music and books and appreciate how
      > much spiritual masters are serving and helping humanity
      >
      > - a recent customer who when thanked for coming to our restaurant
      > replied "Thank you for *being here*!
      >
      > - the constant opportunity to share with restaurant customers not
      > only good vegetarian food but also good will and best wishes for
      > their true happiness. I am always happy to see how many customers
      > come to our restaurant for more than just vegetarian food. Many
      say
      > they come because it helps them feel more peaceful, let go of
      stress
      > as soon as they step inside, some say it is like an 'oasis in the
      > desert'.
      >
      > Thanks for the topic. And may I ask your first name? Is it Do?
      >
      > Terri
      >
      > --- In Sri_Chinmoy_Inspiration@yahoogroups.com, do_slava
      > <no_reply@> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > I started wondering what are the things that make one happy at
      > work.
      > > I came up with the following items (that are certainly true in
      my
      > > case):
      > >
      > > • complete a task and leave for the day satisfied as a result;
      > > • find spare five minutes to be just with myself;
      > > • infuse someone with enthusiasm and hope;
      > > • have someone else brighten up my day;
      > > • know that my work helped someone;
      > > • understand how my work fits in the bigger scheme of things;
      > > • leave for home on time;
      > > • be of some service to others;
      > > • go running at lunchtime;
      > > • read an Inspiration-Group post;
      > > • get an email from my family in my work inbox;
      > > • learn that a meeting late in the day got cancelled;
      > > • get invited for a small birthday party at the workplace;
      > > • drink in the beauty of a rainbow while eating an apple on
      > > the rooftop;
      > > • learn that my vacation entitlement got increased by a few
      > > days.
      > >
      > > It is interesting to get the views of those who work in a divine
      > > enterprise – I suspect the list could be markedly different!
      > >
      > > Slava D.
      > >
      >
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