What do you see at work every day? Oak cabinetry? Old cubicle fabric? ​Do you ever get a chance to walk outside and feel the sun on your face during the work week? Do you smell the fresh air? This is one of my favorite parts about roofing.

One of the joys of this line of work is the amazing views before my eyes every single day. And the views are never the same. Light changes. The seasons change. The clouds change.

Nature is fuel for the soul. Often when we feel depleted we reach for a cup of coffee, but research suggests a better way to get energized is to connect with nature.
– Richard Ryan, Professor of Psychology University of Rochester 

One of the perks of being a roofing contractor is being outside every day. That boost to the soul is unmatched. However, your perspective in life also makes an impact on your daily attitude.

I’m convinced choosing to see the good in everything and the beauty before us will result in happiness.

In fact, expressing gratitude to the recipient has shown to increase one’s own happiness.

Watch this video and see what happens when people call a loved one. My challenge to you would to be to write a loved one or client or vendor a note of appreciation — with your own hand.

Here are just few photos with inspirational quotes with you (follow me on Twitter to see more). Feel free to share the unedited versions with your friends on your social networks.

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“Remember, you see in any situation what you expect to see.” ― David J. Schwartz

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“The trick to forgetting the big picture is to look at everything close up.” ― Chuck Palahniuk

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“Distance lends enchantment to the view.” ― Mark Twain (picture above)