BPS OPerfectionists worry away the benefits of a break from work | Business Futures | Scoop.it

Go on, have a few days off. Take a week - you've certainly earned it! Clear your mind, take a break - things will tick over til you return...

Easier said than done, of course. But respites from work are valuable, replenishing resources and preventing negative loads (mental fatigue, adrenaline build-up) spiralling out of control. Sadly, the positive gloss of the holiday itself tends to slip quickly when we return to work - a 'fade-out effect' described well in this Psychologist article. What makes you more likely to fall prey to the fade-out? The quest for perfection, new research suggests.


Via Ioannis Nikolaou