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Give Yourself the Option of Doing Nothing


Burnout Comes in Three Varieties

There may be at least three types of “burnout syndrome” – that is, the fatigue, cynicism, and professional inefficacy that comes with work-related stress. ... More>


If You’re Allowed to Quit, You’ll Work Even Harder


The Option to Quit Can Make You More Determined

You might expect to be less motivated to achieve a goal if you have the option of doing nothing instead. But a newly published study found just the opposite. ... More>


Why Quitting May Be Good for You

Are there times when it is better to simply give up? Psychologists have been exploring this question, and more specifically a possible link between tenacity and both physical and mental […]... More>