When You and Your Friend Both Want the Same Promotion

Harvard Business

First, emotional balance and perspective are critical. It’s easy to focus on the trees and not the forest and lose perspective — especially when you’re caught up in an emotional situation. Loneliness, on the other hand, can harm both our psychological and physical health, as leading loneliness psychologist John Cacioppo, coauthor of Loneliness: Human Nature and the Need for Social Connection , has shown in his work. Gemma Escribano/EyeEm/Getty Images.

Having Work Friends Can Be Tricky, but It’s Worth It

Harvard Business

It can be a mixed blessing; people who are friends with coworkers tend to perform better at work but they also report being more emotionally exhausted and having difficulty maintaining their friendships. Emotional intelligence Work-life balance Digital ArticleHow often have you had the following conversation at work? How are you? It is a script we stick to even if we are dying inside.