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Why Weekends Are Welcome

A recent study investigated how these weekend recovery experiences were associated with specific states of positive affect (e.g., joviality, serenity, and self-assurance) and negative affect (e.g., sadness, fear, fatigue), during the following workweek.

By |2018-08-05T09:36:19+00:00January 30th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments

The Importance of Mindsets

Carol Dweck has devoted a lot of time and research to exploring these different mindsets and their associated outcomes. The former reflects a fixed mindset and is defined by an underlying belief that human qualities are carved in stone.

By |2018-08-05T09:17:08+00:00September 12th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

Take-Home Technology: Is It the Scapegoat for Reduced Work-Life Balance?

Identifying those who prefer to keep work and home separate and helping them to physically and mentally detach from work may be valuable. This could include making changes to role design and workload.

By |2018-01-28T07:09:12+00:00September 5th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments