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Beat the 9-to-5 Blues

Tips to help you rekindle the passion—between you and your job

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    A job is a lot like a relationship: It's fun and exciting at first, but after a while, the butterflies can turn into blahs. Mika Brzezinski, cohost of MSNBC's "Morning Joe" and Cosmo career coach, shows you how to rekindle the passion.

    Go Back in Time

    Think back on all the reasons you happy-danced around your apartment the day your boss called with the job offer. If it was the new responsibility, make sure you're asking for plenty of it. If it was a sweet perk like flexible hours, take advantage of it guilt-free. If you were excited about learning from smart managers, ask one to get coffee with you to forge a connection and possibly even a mentor.

    ON COSMOPOLITAN: 16 Mistakes to Avoid at Work

    Fake It Till You Make It

    I know it sounds cheesy, but try smiling: It actually makes you happier, according to university researchers in Japan. Think about the rest of your body language too, because your physical presence makes a huge difference in how your coworkers interact with you. Nobody wants to give fun projects to a slouchy, brow-furrowed sourpuss, but they do want to collaborate with a person who has an eager expression, wide eyes, and good posture.

Beat the 9-to-5 Blues
Tips to help you rekindle the passion—between you and your job
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