Finding Happiness and Purpose Within Your Job

As a kid, I loved listening to my mother tell us the story of the traveler and the three bricklayers. The protagonist of the narrative comes across a group of hard at work bricklayers and inquires as to their occupation.  They all did the same work, but the bricklayers’ perceptions of it were quite different. Great lessons may be learned from this allegory. Happiness and contentment come when we realize our efforts are making a positive impact on the world, when we realize that the “bricks” we are building are part of a larger structure. We can all take inspiration Continue Reading