Sociologist Arlie Hochschild coined the term “emotional labor” to refer to professions which require individuals to express certain emotions, regardless of how they feel. The idea here is that employees are often expected to display the right emotions to properly perform their jobs. The cashier or waitress is expected to smile at you and say, [...]
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There is a big difference between “working hard” and “staying busy.” Working hard is when you spend your time and energy doing things that help move you toward your goals. Staying busy, on the other hand, is when you waste your time and energy on an activity that isn’t effective toward reaching any goals. However, [...]
A lot of people have very strong beliefs about money. In this article, I try to dispel some of the most common misconceptions I believe lead to unhealthy attitudes about money, and why we should cultivate a more balanced view about money and how it fits into our value system. I imagine that before you [...]
Well-spent leisure time is crucial to workload recovery and lowering stress levels.