Forge strong relationships with your favorite coworkers
Not only can they lend shoulders to cry on during happy hour, they’re also valuable professional resources -- they can serve as references someday, or they may even be the ones doing the hiring.
Focus on parts of the job you do like, while actively looking for jobs that are more fulfilling
This will help you feel less trapped. As a bonus, your immune system actually improves when you think positively, though the downside there is that you'll take fewer sick days. Wait, think positively: you'll be able to use those sick days when you're not sick at all!
Remember there’s sometimes a deeper personal reason for staying in an unfulfilling career
“Every situation we’re in is showing something within us that has to change,” Guild says. “People want to change the outer environment, thinking that will fix them, but it is an inside job that needs to be fixed first. Then, the outer environment changes.”
If you do end up in your perfect magical unicorn job of bliss, congratulations! Just remember, it is occasionally going to suck. Because even a dream job is still a job.