09 Mar Happiness and goals
People working in jobs with a high burnout rate share one thing in common. If they feel supported and see opportunities to grow and improve, they”ll likely thrive.
But the moment workers believe their best hope is to keep their heads above water, they put themselves at increased risk for depression, exhaustion, burnout and absenteeism, according to UBC psychology research.
“Goals play a key role in predicting physical and psychological wellbeing,” says Georgia Pomaki, a postdoctoral fellow in the Dept. of Psychology. She is among a handful of scholars worldwide looking at the mobilizing power of a person’s desires and dreams on work life.
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