To you, work is more negative than positive
No job is perfect, of course; there’s always going to be something about your 9-to-5 that doesn’t exactly thrill you. But if you find that at, the end of the day, more about your job—your boss, your coworkers, your daily responsibilities—irritated you than made you excited about what you were doing, you might have a problem.
“An employee might continuously complain because they were assigned to a shift that they hate,” says Emily Mendez, M.S. EdS, about how a negative person behaves. “Another example is continually complaining because you were passed over for a promotion.”