Workaholics may work hard, but they don't work smart. In fact according to a new Italian study, thanks to the mental and physical strain they put themselves under, workaholics tend to have poor job performance.
Do you sacrifice your health, ethics and conscience by tolerating a toxic workplace? It's just not worth it. As Janis Joplin said, 'don't compromise yourself. It's all you've got.'
Do you wear crazy-busy as a merit badge? Have you ever thought that it might be a good idea to slow down and not try to keep every possible option open? Or does that thought fill you with dread that you'll miss out on something?
Employees who work long hours and are habitually overworked are a staggering 15 times more likely than average to develop depression, a new Japanese study has found.
A Florida healthcare provider has announced that new hires at seven of its hospitals must not use tobacco in any form – even in the privacy of their own homes.
In the workplace, just as in society in general, mental health issues are something of a taboo. They just don't get discussed – but since when has ignoring something ever made it go away?
Workplace counselling services can make a significant and lasting improvement to the lives of people with work-related stress and other problems, new research has found.
Our voice can't be expected to perform at its best if it is asked to do so for hours on end or if it is pushed constantly to the furthest limits of pitch or volume. What it needs is a little support.
Soon you might get fired eating too many Krispy Kreme donuts. Why? To save on health care costs, your company has instituted a policy that allows them to fire overweight people. OK, so this is fictional for now - but for how much longer?
Even in the mainstream business environment, dealing with the challenges of the working day actually offers a great playground and outlet for developing our spiritual selves and for sharing our light with others.
Flexible workplace initiatives aren't just window-dressing. Flexibility brings with it improvements in employees' health and well-being, reduces absenteeism rates and boosts employee commitment.
Insomnia is costing the US economy some $63 billion a year in lost productivity, with every unfortunate sufferer costing their employer between $2,280 and $3,274 annually.
Violence – be it in the workplace or elsewhere - is about one issue, and one issue only: power. And only when we understand this and understand the disconnection that leads up to violence can we start to learn how to cope with situations without resorting to violent behaviour.
New research that has found taking time out of your working work week to do some exercise may lead to increased productivity - despite the reduction in work hours this entails.
Daily commuting is more stressful for women than for men, a new study by researchers in the UK suggests.
When two people spend an inordinate amount of time pursuing their careers, is there also time to pursue their relationship? The answer, of course, is 'it depends'. Here are some signs that a dual-professional relationship might be in trouble – and some ideas about how to fix it.
If the goings-on in your workplace sometimes leave with an overwhelming desire to emulate an ostrich and bury your head in the sand, we have just the thing to help you.
The dividing line between work and leisure is becoming more blurred than ever – and most of those who do go away on vacation will remain electronically tethered to their work. But as Peter Vajda reminds us, that's not a spiritually, emotionally, physically or psychologically healthy place to be.
A new study has confirmed that workers who feel empowered by their employers have higher morale and are more productive, regardless of their industry, job role or even their culture.
A study by researchers from University College London has found that working more than 11 hours a day increases the risk of heart disease by 67 per cent.
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