Your long work hours could be masking a serious condition.
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.
When you are consumed with work and act as if your life were dependent on your job, you're likely damaging your health and
We don't need to mention that skipping lunch altogether is maybe the worst thing you can do. Eating lunch at your desk is
Toiling tirelessly and after hours has become the new normal, thanks to constant connectivity and career insecurity. As research
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.
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.
For Type As, especially in the workplace, everything has to be done yesterday. There's a sense of time urgency that goes
Whether you're a workaholic or you can't wait for the clock to strike 5 every day, you can thank your parents for the way
"To be really honest, when my husband and I were first married three years ago, I worked so much that we didn't have sex
The Kansas State University study, which will be published in the journal Financial Planning Review, found that well-being
"Our findings also suggest that workaholism in self-oriented perfectionists is driven by those types of motivation characterized
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.
Workaholism -- an addiction to work -- might sometimes be praised as industriousness, but can also be a real disorder that
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.