Your long work hours could be masking a serious condition.
GPS for the Soul
What's really sad is that workaholism is socially respectable and even encouraged in many fields like law, medicine and on Wall Street.
With nearly 10,000 boomers retiring each day, a profoundly different portrait of retirement leisure is beginning to emerge -- which many retirees tell us is the most liberating and enjoyable time of their lives. And, as I'll explain, money doesn't seem to be the primary key to enjoying leisure in retirement.
But that stress can also have collateral damage on co-workers. Since workaholics tend to be perfectionists, they can often
Toiling tirelessly and after hours has become the new normal, thanks to constant connectivity and career insecurity. As research
Vacation: No Laptop Required! A Cautionary Tale for Over-Achieving Workaholics with a Fear of Failure
Although I've damn near circumnavigated the globe, I've never been on vacation. Work was always waiting for me when I got somewhere. I'm not complaining because I love what I do. But I rarely took the time to appreciate where I was.
As women and minorities rise in business and organizations, the increasing upheaval may shift the dynamic that's been perpetuating the unhealthy attitudes, behavior and way of life of both the workaholic and traditionally successful male.
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What happens in your brain when you're addicted to something? Psychologists explain that when someone takes their drug of
Mark Levin and Jennifer Flackett join HuffPost Live to discuss how their entire family, kids included, took a year off to gain a new perspective on the world.
HuffPost's Third Metric seeks to redefine success beyond money and power. Are you laid back? Do you go with the flow? You might just be a 'Type B' person. We talk about why that's not such a bad thing.
"Type A is a shorthand way of referring to a predisposition that people have," Schaubroeck tells the Huffington Post. "It's
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Check out the full conversation on workaholism at HuffPost Live HERE. "I had to choose which ding-dong do I want," Kumar
To figure out why some choose to work overtime even when they know it's not good for health, the researchers turned to a
While working long hours may be nice for your paycheck, it could be doing a serious number on your health. Research has linked
In my work as a research psychologist currently studying women in the workplace, I hear women describe this sort of near-obsessive commitment to work with increasing frequency. For many, it's how they develop feelings of self worth. This can be both empowering and dangerous.
HuffPost Live host Alyona Minkovski discussed the issue Monday with a panel including psychologists and one self-confessed
After working hard for four years to graduate with honors, I finally realized that I don't need to justify why I deserve to sleep in, catch up with friends, and put away my planner this summer.