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Can Workaholism Be Good for You?

Can Workaholism Be Good for You?
Strategy+Business
By Matt Palmquist
Published: January 18, 2018

Do you spend more time at your desk than even the boss thinks is necessary? When you aren’t in the office, is that where your mind usually drifts? If so, you might be a workaholic, and that probably isn’t a surprise. But what is news is that workaholism might actually be good for — or at least not detrimental to — your health.

Conventional wisdom suggests that long hours at the office contribute to stress and increase the likelihood of health problems. According to a new study, it’s not that simple.

 

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