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Workaholics May Be At Greater Risk For These Psychiatric Disorders

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.17.2016 | Healthy Living

If you're clocking long hours at work, missing special events to meet pressing deadlines or think and talk incessantly about your latest project, you'...

Do You Live to Work?

Mara Shapshay | Posted 05.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mara Shapshay

What's really sad is that workaholism is socially respectable and even encouraged in many fields like law, medicine and on Wall Street.

New Study Uncovers The Upside Of Retirement Leisure

Ken Dychtwald Ph.D. | Posted 05.12.2016 | Fifty
Ken Dychtwald Ph.D.

With nearly 10,000 boomers retiring each day, a profoundly different portrait of retirement leisure is beginning to emerge -- which many retirees tell us is the most liberating and enjoyable time of their lives. And, as I'll explain, money doesn't seem to be the primary key to enjoying leisure in retirement.

7 Ways To Cure Your Workaholism

| Lolly Daskal | Posted 11.14.2014 | Small Business

Do you work while on vacation? Do you check emails on your phone at dinner? Do you squeeze in one last phone call before leaving the office? ...

Proud To Be A Workaholic? Here's Why You Shouldn't Be

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.08.2014 | Business

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. It also hurts Jack's health and has a negative impact on his relationships and work life. Today, there ...

Meet America's Newest Addiction: Workaholism

Details | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living

Toiling tirelessly and after hours has become the new normal, thanks to constant connectivity and career insecurity. As research shows that workaholis...

Vacation: No Laptop Required! A Cautionary Tale for Over-Achieving Workaholics with a Fear of Failure

Leighann Lord | Posted 10.15.2014 | Travel
Leighann Lord

Although I've damn near circumnavigated the globe, I've never been on vacation. Work was always waiting for me when I got somewhere. I'm not complaining because I love what I do. But I rarely took the time to appreciate where I was.

Working Hard -- And No Need for Vacation? Here's Why

Douglas LaBier | Posted 10.06.2014 | Business
Douglas LaBier

As women and minorities rise in business and organizations, the increasing upheaval may shift the dynamic that's been perpetuating the unhealthy attitudes, behavior and way of life of both the workaholic and traditionally successful male.

People Are Getting Addicted To Being Busy

Inc. | Jessica Stillman | Posted 06.25.2014 | World

What happens in your brain when you're addicted to something? Psychologists explain that when someone takes their drug of choice, the brain's reward s...

16 Signs You're A Little (Or A Lot) Type A

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

"She's just really... Type A." We use it in conversation all the time, generally followed by a knowing chuckle or nod of the head. "Type A" has be...

Is Being A Workaholic A Generational Thing?

Posted 02.05.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Whether you're a workaholic or you can't wait for the clock to strike 5 every day, you can thank your parents for the way you look at work. Some pe...

WATCH: Why This Newlywed Didn't Have Sex For A Month

Posted 10.22.2013 | Weddings

Work addiction so consumed the life of social worker Vasavi Kumar that her job starting taking precedence over her new marriage. Kumar told HuffPos...

Bad News For Workaholics

Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're addicted to checking your email and regularly work through evenings, weekends and vacations, you might be a workaholic -- and your health ma...

How Being A Perfectionist Is Contributing To Your Workaholism

Posted 09.03.2013 | Healthy Living

Being highly motivated and a perfectionist may seem like dream attributes in an employee, but a new study suggests they could also backfire by contrib...

Are You a Workaholic?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 10.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peggy Drexler

In my work as a research psychologist currently studying women in the workplace, I hear women describe this sort of near-obsessive commitment to work with increasing frequency. For many, it's how they develop feelings of self worth. This can be both empowering and dangerous.

Workaholism Destroyed My Marriage

Posted 12.16.2012 | Divorce

Workaholism -- an addiction to work -- might sometimes be praised as industriousness, but can also be a real disorder that complicates people's lives....

Learning to Take a Break

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 08.07.2012 | Teen
Alexis Jane Torre

After working hard for four years to graduate with honors, I finally realized that I don't need to justify why I deserve to sleep in, catch up with friends, and put away my planner this summer.

A European Take On The Anomaly Of American Workaholism

Tijana Milosevic | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tijana Milosevic

I could not comprehend why anyone would be obliged to have a "career track," at (what I saw as) the tender age of 27. In fact, I had never entertained the concept the way my American friends were referring to it.

It's October; Let's Work!

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Laermer

Here we are, in one of two months where we are actually supposed to work. Funny, right? No. Not really. This is the true month of our discontent. We ...

Am I A Workaholic? Yes, But I Prefer 'Workahol-ish'

Rachel Sklar | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Sklar

Why would we drop the things we're excited about? Why would we let them drop?

How To Conquer Workaholism | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Workaholism is as much an addiction as those to drugs, tobacco or alcohol. Those who suffer from it crave the constant 'highs' they get from throwing ...