May 18, 2013

NEWS YOU CAN USE: Want To Be Happy? Get To Work. “Work is an essential aspect of human life, one of the things that fulfill us as human beings. There is a basic human desire to contribute to society, so we grow depressed and feel listless when we’re not doing that. While we don’t want to read policy directives right out of this research, the general principle, that work is important for people of all ages, should always be in the background of our thinking about retirement and employment more broadly.”

There’s work, and there’s work, of course.