Keeping Secrets May Affect Your Well-Being and Productivity
A new study, executed by the scientists from Columbia University, discovered that keeping secrets may lead to a lower level of well-being, as well as affect your productivity.
For the research, a team of researchers has analyzed the data including 13,000 secrets from 10 previous studies. The topics of the secrets were such as romantic desire, finances, and sexual behavior.
Malia Mason, one of the authors of the study and an associate professor of management at Columbia Business School, says: “Secrets exert a gravitational pull on our attention. It’s the cyclical revisiting of our mistakes that explains the harmful effects that secrets can have on our well-being.”
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