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Work Addiction

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...

Find Out If You Are Hard Working or Working Too Hard

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Workaholism is more than a dedication to your job. It's a near-obsessive commitment that supersedes most, if not all, other aspects of life. For many, workaholism is a true addiction, inextricably tied to feelings of self worth and identity.

How My Addiction Helps Me Win (And May Eventually Kill Me)

Lili Balfour | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Lili Balfour

The problem with work addiction is that many applaud the addict instead of asking if he or she needs help. This applause is the greatest high in the world and makes the addict work harder. This can be deadly.

Are You Addicted To Work?

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

I gave myself an "A" for having gotten really good at working really hard. And then took the weekend off. Do you want to know the coolest thing? My work was still patiently waiting for me this morning when I came back to it!

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...

WATCH: Why This Woman Was 'Successful Yet Really Unhappy'

Posted 10.04.2013 | Women

Nisha Moodley runs the women's empowerment website Fierce, Fabulous and Free. But before she reached a state of self-acceptance herself, she had to co...

Work Life Balance: A Jungian Perspective

Dr. Gary Trosclair | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gary Trosclair

One way to think of work addiction is as an over-functioning of the driven aspect of the personality, the part represented by such heroes and warriors as Hercules, Perseus, and Theseus.

Why Email Can Be Habit-Forming

Linda Stone | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda Stone

One of the most significant lifestyle changes to happen over the last twenty years is screen time: time in front of a television, video game, computer, or mobile device.

Vacation Should Be Mandatory

Perry Yeatman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Perry Yeatman

Between acquisitions, leadership changes, downsizings, rightsizings and more, there never seems to be a good time to take a break in today's fast-paced business environment.