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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.

El fracaso del éxito

León Fernando del Canto | Posted 06.18.2014 | Spain
León Fernando del Canto

Había una vez un hombre que creyó hacerse a sí mismo y ser alguien con éxito, como si el objetivo de la vida fuese el fruto en el árbol del sueño americano. Pensó que el éxito era el fin del juego y que le aseguraría la salida hacia una vida libre e independiente.

Why The U.S. Will Never See A Six-Hour Work Day

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 06.10.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

The Swedish government is conducting an experiment on productivity in the workplace by offering a small group of government officials six-hour work da...

The Workaholic's Guide To Taking A Break

Fast Company | Rebecca Greenfield | Posted 05.22.2014 | World

From taking lunch breaks to digital sabbaticals, one key to success at work seems to be to stop working so much. For many of us, breaks for the sake o...

Carolyn Gregoire

These Countries Are So Much Better Than America When It Comes To Work-Life Balance

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living

It's official, France wins. The European country has inspired the envy of the rest of the working world by enacting a new labour deal that encourages ...

How Cupcakes Led Me To Reinvent My Life And Career

Posted 04.01.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

It was Mike Howard's first anniversary apart from his wife, and she had requested he gift her Magnolia cupcakes for the occasion. After a week in N...

Is Your Job Standing In The Way Of Your Life?

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 04.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

Whether you're spending too much time at the office or taking your stress out on your family, allowing your job take over your life is a slippery slope of misery.

No One Admires Your 60 Hour Work Week

Molly Borchers | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Molly Borchers

I'm going to let you in on a little secret. I only work about 40-45 hours a week.

The Sabbath as a Lesson on Rest and Work (A Sermon on Exodus 20:8-11)

Rev. James Ellis, III | Posted 03.29.2014 | Religion
Rev. James Ellis, III

At its core the Sabbath begs this question, "Do you accept that God knows what you need better than you do?" An affirmative response dictates setting aside one day in seven, not as a rigid vacation, but a time to better know God. It is a time for us and those in our care to rest.

'We Want To be The Male Lena Dunhams'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

When it comes to being naked on TV, the guys of Comedy Central's "Workaholics" only aspire to do it as well as Hannah on "Girls." "We want to be th...

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.

29 Successful People Who Will Make You Feel Really Bad

Lea Stanković | Posted 02.25.2014 | Business
Lea Stanković

The article is designed to make not only its readers feel bad, but also some of the CEOs included in it. Just think how awful Unilever CEO Paul Polman must have felt when he realized his 6am rising time is simply not good enough.

Here's What Happens When You Turn A TV Show Into A Movie

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment

Last week, the "Entourage" movie was finally given a green light by executives at Warner Bros. studios. That glorious update was shortly followed by t...

Bad News For Workaholics

Posted 06.30.2014 | 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...

James Franco: Comedy Central Roast Packs Some Punch (VIDEO)

Greg Archer | Posted 10.31.2013 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Revelers and roasters hit the Red Carpet for The Comedy Central Roast of James Franco with spunk and fervor recently and their target was clear: To poke fun at the eclectic Oscar nominee/filmmaker/artist/Yale student/teacher/esoteric, creative beast.

Confessions Of A Mid-Life Workaholic

Patricia Crisafulli | Posted 06.18.2013 | Fifty
Patricia Crisafulli

In the end, it comes down to love and death -- trying to win more of one, while cheating the other. Neither, I suspect, will be particularly successful in the long run, and yet I persist.

'Workaholics' Meets 'Saved By The Bell'

The Huffington Post | Alex Moaba | Posted 03.06.2013 | TV

What happens when the internet superimposes the cast of Comedy Central's raunchy comedy "Workaholics" into the classic "Saved By The Bell" opening cre...

Workaholics -- The Office for the Next Generation? (Interview)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.14.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

The writers and stars of Comedy Central's hilarious Workaholics -- Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine and Anders Holm -- try out different varieties of delicious, mouth-watering baby food while wearing bibs and blindfolds.

'Workaholics': Adam Can't Handle The Horror

Posted 01.24.2013 | TV

Renovations at the office made the perfect setting for a "Workaholics" horror episode. It started with a horror movie marathon that left Adam so cripp...

Comedy Central's Hottest New Stars Reflect On East Bay Roots

The Contra Costa Times | Chuck Barney | Posted 03.12.2013 | San Francisco

PASADENA -- When growing up as best pals in Concord, Blake Anderson and Kyle Newacheck, star and director of the Comedy Central series "Workaholics," ...

'Workaholics' Will Be Back For Two More Seasons

Posted 03.08.2013 | TV

"Workaholics" is coming back for more. The Comedy Central series has been renewed for a fourth and a fifth season, the network announced at the 20...

Shooting for the Top by Aiming for the Bottom

David Besnette | Posted 02.12.2013 | Fifty
David Besnette

There's a scene in American Beauty where Kevin Spacey's character applies for work at a fast food restaurant. They assume that "Lester" is inquiring about a management position, only to be met with his classic reply, "I'm looking for the least possible amount of responsibility."

The 3,000-Year-Old Secret To Switching Off (For A Switched-On World)

Rabbi David Kalb | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi David Kalb

There is nothing wrong with loving work. It is good to enjoy our professions and to support our families. However, there is a line that is very easy to cross, where we become servants to our jobs, and not simply because of our employers, but because of ourselves.