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A 30 Rock Guide to Workplace Happiness
By Spencer Bailey
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Don't Worry, Be Happy

Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project, and Sonja Lyubomirsky, author of The Myths of Happiness, suggest you take a cue from 30 Rock and stay positive about your job.

Look for a BFF
“Find someone who you can confide a secret to, who makes you feel like you have a sense of belonging, a sense of being yourself, a sense of acceptance,” says Rubin. To establish such a relationship, ­Lyubomirsky advises performing acts of kindness for your colleagues. “Open a door for them, compliment them, bring them a coffee,” she says. “There are all kinds of benefits, not just for the givers but also the receivers. The whole morale of the workplace improves. You'll feel less ­depressed and more engaged in your work.”