However the very bottom line is to do all ones actions with bodhichitta. That is the best, the most meaningful way to think. This makes your life most beneficial. As much as possible with awareness keep ones attitude and thoughts in bodhichitta, the thought of benefiting others, try to do all the activities with that mind, including doing your job and throughout the day. This way even whatever you do becomes the cause of happiness.
-Lama Zopa Rinpoche