5 Reasons to Be Grateful For Work — 26 Comments

  1. lol I have all those reasons to be grateful for except for #1 since I work from home my only interaction with others is thru the internet.. I would love some human contact besides my family… I miss those days “sometimes”

  2. it’s so important to take time to be grateful for work- of any kind- and so many other things. people are so quick to complain and in this economy we should be happy we’re able to work at all!!

  3. I am currently not working because I chose to be a SAHM, but now a days, people got to be thank that they have a job because a lot of people these days don’t have one and would love to work. I will be working someday once my little girl starts going to school. I will be hopeful by then to get a job somewhere near. Thanks for the reminder.

  4. Great post. I especially love, “while misery loves company, no one wants to be that company.” Always good to remember.

  5. I cannot work haven’t been able to for over 10 years now and I hate it – I cannot imagine not having the desire to work to know you have earned the money in your pocket it an amazing feeling one day I hope to be able to work again. x

  6. I started working at the age of 13 and I have always been grateful for work. These are great reasons and I hope that a lot of people see this article.

  7. I am grateful that I am able to stay home with my family. Although they make me crazy at times, I love knowing that i am here for them when they need me.

  8. I am grateful that I no longer work full time!! I know that sounds bad but when you have performed a job almost your whole working career that you really did not like (bookkeeping) mainly because you happened to be good at it and no matter where I went I got sucked back into it-it feels good not to have to do it anymore! I did always manage to act interested and happy while at those jobs but it ultimately took a toll on me.

  9. I am grateful for work because it allows me to pay the bills and do the things I want to do for (and with) my family. Also, in my line of work…I learn something new every day, and for that, I am also grateful!

  10. This is so true! I am so grateful to have a job that allows me to help pay for the kids college, utilize my organizing skills and provide me with a nice work environment.

  11. I needed this reminder as sometimes my job becomes overwhelming and I start dreaming of winning the lottery. LOL! But seriously, this is a great post. Thank you!

  12. I’m very thankful for my job, because I work for myself. 🙂 And I agree, I only hire people into roles where I think they will be happy and successful.

  13. Great reasons… I am grateful for work… haven’t always been but when Hubby’s company was downsized four years ago we were left without anything… now I am grateful of every day he works, provide for our life!

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