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158 - How to have a great day: 13 simple things you can do today

October 31, 2022

When you’re job-hunting, it’s easy to feel depleted and negative. There are a lot of different tasks to be done, and many listeners complain to me about feeling overwhelmed. So, in this episode, I am sharing with you 13 simple things that improve my days. I hope it inspires you to create your own list, cruise lightly through the day, and go to bed with a smile. 

Listen to this episode, where I talk about my 13 simple strategies that help me have a great day. You can also read my blog here


  • 09:31 - Take pleasure in the little things
  • 10:54 - Music over news
  • 12:48 - Post its
  • 14:04 - Avoid shopping
  • 16:00 - Opt for minimal upkeep
  • 17:53 - Smile
  • 19:34 - Plants in the house
  • 20:40 - Smell the roses
  • 21:37 - Opt for walking over screen time
  • 22:48 - Eat what you love
  • 23:58 - Do the chores that bring you joy
  • 25:09 - Check in with your emotions
  • 26:03 - Let the tears flow

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Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 


Host: Renata Bernarde

Editing: Camille Cariño

Music: Scott Holmes

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