2017 is the Year to Quit Your Job

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Until we get something like universal basic income everybody will need to work. But why should you work in a job you don’t want?

James Altucher argues that this year, more than any previous year, is the right time to quit your job. Why? Because the robots will make us all unemployed and that starting your company has never been easier. If you are thinking of quitting your job or are looking for a new adventure maybe now is the time.

H) YOU DON’T NEED THE JOB TO BE HAPPY
Depression is highest in fully employed, first world countries. The two highest countries for depression? France and the United States.
We simply were not made to work 60 hours a week. Archaeologists figure that our paleo ancestors “worked” maybe 12 hours a week.
And then they would play, in order to keep up the skills needed to hunt and forage, etc.

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Posturing for Success

Getting ahead in your career can be greatly influenced by your posture and for your self-esteem. Good posture makes you feel more confident and other people can pick up on that. So sit up straight and walk tall!

In simple terms, posture breeds empowerment, Galinsky said.

Timea Wharton, owner of Turning Point Fitness, a Toronto fitness studio, believes proper posture is not only important for overall physical health but also for mental and emotional well-being.

Wharton, who teaches proper posture in her yoga, Pilates and dance classes, found that when she was going for job interviews, potential employers commented on how good her posture was.

“Posture creates confidence, projects success. . . If you’re slouching, it shows you are insecure, unsure,” Wharton told the Star.

Galinsky agrees.

“Posture does make a difference. How you sit and how you stand will have an affect on how you are perceived.”

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