Feeling Obligated To Check Work Emails At Home Can Be Harmful

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Published on August 10, 2018 - Duration: 01:08s

Tell your boss that after work you are no longer checking emails.

A new study says it's actually better for your health if you don't!

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Feeling Obligated To Check Work Emails At Home Can Be Harmful

((VO-Worker on Phone))??Let’s face it, we’re all pretty obsessed with checking our work emails.

We live in a 24/7 connected world and it’s tough to detach!????((VO-Emails))??A new study says the pressure to check it too often could actually be bad for your health and your family’s well-being.????((VO-Boss/Employee))??Wait until I tell my boss this!????((VO-Emails))??According to Newsweek, if an employee feels like they have to check their email outside of work hours, it could lead to anxiety.????((VO-On Computer/Arguing Couple))??The study looked at 182 participants, between the ages of 31 and 35 who all worked at least 30 hours a week.

Newsweek reports that the findings revealed that an expectation to continue checking email after the close of a business day added stress to their lives and caused strains in their relationships.????((VO))??Say sayonara to being on call!????((VO-Waking Up))??According to Life Hacker checking your email as soon as you wake up can also ruin your creative flow and sabotage a “refreshed mind.”????((VO))??So no email outside of work because experts agree it’s counterproductive!????((VO-More emails))??Plus….according to data tracking website Statista, 269 billion email were sent and received every single day last year.

So, I think ignoring a few of them during your down time is just fine.??

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