Right now, I’m watching the Super Bowl. I’m not going to lie; I’m not a huge NFL fan. I love football, but I’m a college girl. If Penn State were playing today, I’d have my face painted just like the rest of you nutters.

Watching the reactions of people on Twitter is fun, though. Oh, and PUPPY BOWL. If you’ve never seen the kitty halftime show, you’re missing what is pretty much the best thing in the world. Other than cheesy bread. But let’s face it. I placed my pizza order at 6:19. It might get here by Thursday.

I’m cheering for the same thing a lot of people want - a good game. Football is fun to watch if the teams are equally matched and the game is close. If your team isn’t playing, who cares about the end result?

Job hunters can learn a little something from that mentality. We sometimes get really caught up in getting that job of our dreams, but you know what? If the end result is that you’re happy, who cares?

It’s really cool to tell someone that you’re a speech writer for the president, but maybe you’d be just as happy being a grant writer for a local non-profit. It’s really cool to tell someone that you’re a doctor at John Hopkins, but maybe you’d be just as happy being a doctor at one of the smaller hospitals in your hometown. It’s really cool to tell someone that you’re a personal stylist for Fergie, but maybe you’d be just as happy managing an independent clothing boutique.

Also, it is not really cool to be a personal stylist for Fergie. What the hell is wrong with you?

What I’m trying to say is that you don’t need to have some kind of awesome, high-profile, impressive job to be happy. That position of your dreams? Go for it! Apply your little heart out. But focus on your end goal: not to earn that top position, but to be happy.

We lose sight of that sometimes. We get so focused on moving up the ladder rungs because that’s how we measure success that we fail to realize that the best way to measure success is not in what other people think about us or even how much we’re paid or how high-profile our is - it’s in how happy we are to go to work every morning.

You want the end result to just be a good game.

And if it is? Go ahead and dance a little. I promise not to flag your for excessive celebration.

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