The harder we work, the more guilt we feel when relaxing

by jtth

Sep 16, 2014

BPS Research Digest:

The key finding is that the more depleted people felt after work (agreeing with statements like “I felt like my willpower was gone”), the more they tended to view their TV or gaming as procrastination, the more guilt they felt, and the less likely they were to say they felt restored afterwards. The same findings applied for TV or video games.

A sad and vicious cycle.

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