Keeping a healthy mind: Is it good to pretend to be happy?

Updated: Oct 11, 2019

Emotional dissonance can lead to depression and a lack of confidence.

Having to smile and act #happy when you’re feeling lousy maybe more toxic to your health than you think. Emotional Dissonance as it is referred to, is particularly prevalent in the #service industries resulting in high burnout rates, absenteeism and exhaustion. In this report Morten B Nielsen et al explores the phenomena further and why putting on a brave face isn’t all it's cracked up to be.


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