Work is such a drag…does it have to be?

With the drugderies of winter upon us, it’s easy to start feeling the burn out particularly in residency. Often times we feel unsuccessful and are constantly comparing ourselves to others and focus on what we haven’t accomplished. Below is a TED Talk from Shawn Anchor, founder of GoodThink and educator, who gives talks and studies “positive psychology”. His talk, “The happy secret to better work”, asks the audience to reconsider how they approach work and that success does not necessarily equate happiness. Check out the video below (thanks to Dr. Paulk for the reference):