Work

body

Does Working in an Open-Plan Office Affect Your Health?

Critics note that they are distracting, uncomfortable, increase stress, hurt productivity, and potentially spread germs.
Mark Hay
8.2.18
psychology

Why Do We Dislike People Who Seem Too Nice?

Psychologists call it “antisocial punishment” or “do-gooder derogation.”
Jesse Hicks
7.23.18
Stress

How to Actually Relax on Vacation

Do vacation right, and you’ll feel less stressed, tired, and dissatisfied, and more happy and energized when you return.
Cindy Kuzma
7.20.18
pain

The Way You Text Can Mess Up Your Hands

Here's how to undo the damage from tapping out texts and emails all day.
Richard Morgan
7.13.18
pain

The Way You Hold Your Mouse Could Be Causing Wrist Pain

Carpal tunnel syndrome, thumb tendinitis, and more can result from a bad grip.
Matt Jancer
7.12.18
psychology

Telling People to Find Their Passion Is Bad Advice

Here's what we should probably tell each other instead.
Jessica Dore
7.11.18
mind

How to Deal With Imposter Syndrome

If you feel like a fraud, you're probably better than average.
Markham Heid
6.21.18
Asking for a friend

How Bad Is It to Hold in Your Poop?

Look, no one wants to take a dump at work or in a public bathroom, but if you hold in your poop out of shyness, you could be doing some damage.
Alyssa Girdwain
5.11.18
anxiety

Millennials Are Really Anxious About Retirement

More than 60 percent of millennials don't even have a retirement savings account.
Maggie Puniewska
5.9.18
Advice for Anxious People

I Get Major Anxiety From Working In an Open-Plan Office

What can I do to survive in the fish bowl?
Christian Jarrett
4.20.18
Work

New Bill Would Give People in New York City the Right to Disconnect After Work

The bill would make it illegal for employers to require people to respond to emails, texts, and calls after work hours.
Jesse Hicks
3.23.18
mental health

You Can Train Your Brain to Be Just Confident Enough

Too much can bite you in the ass, psychologists say.
Mariana Plata
3.12.18