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This Morning Routine Can Make You Happier and More Engaged at Work

Reattaching to work is just as important as detaching from it

Research has increasingly shown that an employee’s ability to mentally detach and disengage from work during non-work hours is important for their well-being because it fosters higher life satisfaction and lower burnout.

But a new study in the Journal of Management that I co-authored with Sabine Sonnentag, Kathrin Eck and Jana Kuhnel suggests the opposite is just as important: employees who mentally reattach to work in the morning are more engaged at work.

We need to think about helping people mentally reconnect to work at the beginning of their day, so they can be immersed in their work. It’s not enough to just show up.

Please select this link to read the complete article from Thrive Global.

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