Home > Lifestyle > Healthy workplace > Work behaviour Work behaviour All sections in Healthy Workplace » Workplace Basics » At the Office » Dangerous Jobs » Employee Wellbeing » Health at work » Work and Stress » Work behaviour » Your new job » Workplace News Internet surfing rife during university lectures The habit of surfing the Internet during lectures can hurt students' academic performance, according to a new study. Down syndrome kids’ message to future moms » Join Health24 on Facebook » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberShrink » 6 ways sexy shoes damage your feet How much energy do you burn at work? Study on 15 000 people suggests workaholism linked to mental health issues A large study suggests a link, but it's not clear how overwork, and issues such as depression, anxiety or OCD may be connected. Why are some people lazier than others? If you’re worried about being a chronic couch potato, don’t despair. There might be a good reason why you always feel like doing as little as possible. 'Throwing sickies' is ruining SA's economy The economy loses between R12- to R16-billion a year as a result of absent workers, many of whos aren't actually physically ill but 'pull a sickie' to have a day off. Are South Africans working hard? We asked our readers to give their views on whether South Africans are hard working. Are you a problem at work? We all have really crappy days at work. But are you a problem to your boss and co-workers? Check whether you recognise yourself in these scenarios. 10 office pests Do any of these 10 things, and you could be driving your colleagues crazy. Unfair treatment at work? Do you think this user is being treated unfairly? Or does the fault lie with her or her manager? Have your say. Are South Africans hard workers? Our users have mixed opinions on a survey that says we work hard. 5 causes of office squabbles Users’ questions about office health reveal a hotbed of resentment, noise – and pee in the potplants. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors How erectile dysfunction can affect relationships Coping with the fear of cancer IBS affects 15% of people around the world The evolution of asthma treatment Live healthier Here's some help... » Combat childhood obesity Childhood obesity brings future health problems 3 ways to get young couch potatoes away from the screen Are your children glued to their electronic devices? It might be time to start making some rules. Time for a break? » Stressful job leads to emotional burnout Work burnout tied to emotional eating This is why you must take annual leave Avoid burnout and use your annual leave to get some well-deserved rest. Your body and mind will thank you.