Tag Archives: work

Unhappy teacher: Bad apple or the tree?

When teachers become stressed out, who – or what – is to blame? The teachers themselves? Or the school environment in which they work? These were the questions behind a longitudinal study of teacher stress and wellbeing, involving 679 high school teachers from Australia, Norway and in international schools worldwide. Lead author Dr Richard Burns, […] … learn more→

Study finds lure of entertainment, work hard for people to resist

Trying to resist that late-night tweet or checking your work email again? The bad news is that desires for work and entertainment often win out in the daily struggle for self-control, according to a new study that measures various desires and their regulation in daily life. “Modern life is a welter of assorted desires marked […] … learn more→

Volunteering worldwide – Life after College

Finding a position volunteering should not prove to be too difficult, especially when you consider that you\’re working for free. What organization doesn\’t want volunteers? Despite that, there are some hoops to jump through. Many organizations, like the Peace Corps, have stringent application processes, with waiting periods and lots of forms to fill out. Some […] … learn more→