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The 'Office Space' Guide to Surviving Work


Let's not sugarcoat it — work sucks. Even if you love your job and are passionate about what you do, there are all kinds of annoyances that can give you a real case of the Mondays. 

Thankfully, I learned pretty much everything I needed to know about surviving work from the 1999 film Office Space, which came out 20 years ago this month. So before you say "take this job and shove it," read through this handy guide full of tips to easing the frustrations of your 9-to-5. 

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1. Commuting can be a drag — be prepared.

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Whether you drive or take public transportation, getting to and from your job can be the worst part of the day. To make the most of it, make a playlist of your favorite tunes (like Michael here), or subscribe to a couple podcasts. And remember, as stressful as traffic can be, it's better than sitting through another boring sales meeting.