Research: When Juggling Work and Family, Women Offer More Emotional Support Than Men


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A study looked at how stress affects what we give our spouses and coworkers.

How Being a Workaholic Differs from Working Long Hours — and Why That Matters for Your Health


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Hanna, a finance director at an international home care retailer, works long hours. She’s usually in the office from 9am to 5pm, but at home, when her three children go to sleep, she’ll work another four hours, not closing her laptop until midnight. She sometimes also works on weekends. But even though she works 60 to 65 hours per week, she told us that she can “switch off” when she needs to, and that she still feels energetic every day. She hasn’t had to worry about her health.

Michael, the director of strategy for an American insurance company, does not work as much as Hanna. His workdays usually start at 8am and finish no later than 6pm, and he often leaves work at 3pm on Fridays. But even though he works an average of 45 hours a week, and is single with no kids, he has

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How Being a Workaholic Differs from Working Long Hours — and Why That Matters for Your Health


This post is by Lieke ten Brummelhuis from HBR.org


Click here to view on the original site: Original Post




mar18_22_Hayon-Thapaliya
Hayon Thapaliya for HBR

Hanna, a finance director at an international home care retailer, works long hours. She’s usually in the office from 9am to 5pm, but at home, when her three children go to sleep, she’ll work another four hours, not closing her laptop until midnight. She sometimes also works on weekends. But even though she works 60 to 65 hours per week, she told us that she can “switch off” when she needs to, and that she still feels energetic every day. She hasn’t had to worry about her health.

Michael, the director of strategy for an American insurance company, does not work as much as Hanna. His workdays usually start at 8am and finish no later than 6pm, and he often leaves work at 3pm on Fridays. But even though he works an average of 45 hours a week, and is single with no kids, he has

Continue reading “How Being a Workaholic Differs from Working Long Hours — and Why That Matters for Your Health”