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 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. 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? 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. 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. The dangers of office romances One in three South Africans has had sex with a co-worker somewhere along the line, but getting romantic with a co-worker is a road with many potholes. 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win a R2 000 Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.