- Do you derive happiness from your work life? Do you embrace small successes – or do you find that you push yourself harder and harder to achieve more and more – without ever feeling a sense of accomplishment? A subtle under current of negativity can not only prove destructive to your psyche – it can affect your ability to energize yourself in the quest to reach your full potential. We know that to achieve valued business outcomes we require an engaged and happy workforce – but how do we combat the lurking levels of frustration that can exist there? One theory posed to increase our “happiness quotient”, examines the internal “lens” through which we view our work life experiences and how we build resiliency to deal with negative events.