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Want to Excel at Work? Take a Vacation

A comprehensive review finds that regular vacations are essential for keeping employees performing at their best. ... More>

Good Stress, Bad Stress

Over the course of one’s life, hormonal changes alter behavior, mood, and cognition. Bruce McEwen has spent more than 40 years studying how hormones regulate the brain and nervous system, […]... More>

Burnout Leaves its Mark on the Brain

One consequence of chronic workplace stress may be changes in neural function, making it more difficult for people to regulate their negative emotions. ... More>

Better Get to Work: Procrastination May Harm Heart Health

Stress caused by chronic procrastination may increase people’s vulnerability for developing life-threatening health issues. ... More>

Walking at Lunchtime Buffers Against Workplace Stress

Taking a lunch hour stroll was shown to have a positive influence on people’s mood, enthusiasm, and perception of performance at work. ... More>