Holistic Health: A Chocolate Cure?

Forget stress.  It’s boredom that drives us to chocolate.

Bored office workers reach for indulgences such as chocolate and coffee to get through uninspiring work days, and happy hour cocktails to recover from unchallenging tasks, report occupational psychologists. About a quarter of staffers suffer chronic boredom, according to data presented at the Conference of the British Psychological Society’s Division of Occupational Psychology, and their coping tools aren’t coming out of the water cooler.

The culprit? Undemanding workloads, according to researchers. Read more after you file that TPS report.


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I'm a writer, reporter and editor who has been on the health beat for over 15 years. I've worked on staff at Whole Living Magazine and More Magazine, where I conceived an investigative piece on unwarrented hysterectomies that earned a 2009 National Magazine Award nomination. Other publications I've worked at include Self, Vogue, and Lucky. View all posts by alternahealthgrrrl

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