According to a spate of recent headlines, the dangerous epidemic of workplace boredom is stalking the cubicles of developed nations. According to one Gallup poll, some 71 percent of workers are not engaged, or are actively disengaged from their jobs. Sandi Mann, a British psychologist, has deemed boredom "the... Read More »
By Ritika Trikha
So, you've had enough. You've poured your heart out, worked your fingers to the bone, and turned your hair gray, but no one seems to appreciate it. You're unhappy, and ready to make a career change.
Sounds fair. But hasty decisions might leave you in unfamiliar territory with neither field... Read More »
As many office workers know, battling boredom on the job can be an everyday challenge. But few may know that routinely feeling listless on the job threatens their well-being by causing them to seek solace in food and drink, new research shows.
The very act of being bored can lead to health problems,... Read More »
A study of civil servants conducted by researchers from the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College, London, found that "those who had high levels of boredom were 37 percent more likely to be dead from any cause, including heart disease, at the end of the study than those who were not... Read More »
According to a recent study to be published in the International Journal of Epidemiology next month, experts say there's a possibility that the more bored you are at work, the more likely you are to die early. While the research is preliminary, researchers Anne Britton and Martin Shipley suggest that boredom may... Read More »