Study links too much free time to lower sense of wellbeing

Summary by Ground News
Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania found that having too much time was associated with a lacking sense of productivity and purpose. While levels of subjective wellbeing initially rise as free time increases, the trend does not necessarily hold for very high levels of leisure. The team said the size of the effects was small and the optimal amounts of free time inexact.
8 months ago·London, United Kingdom

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The Guardian

Study links too much free time to lower sense of wellbeing

Research shows there is a ‘sweet spot’ and subjective wellbeing drops off after about five hours

8 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Science Daily

Too much free time may be almost as bad as too little

As an individual's free time increases, so does that person's sense of well-being -- but only up to a point. Too much free time can be also be a bad thing, according to new research.

8 months ago·United States
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Medical Xpress

Too much free time may be almost as bad as too little

As an individual's free time increases, so does that person's sense of well-being—but only up to a point. Too much free time can be also be a bad thing, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

8 months ago
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Too much free time may be almost as bad as too little

As an individual’s free time increases, so does that person’s sense of well-being—but only up to a point.

8 months ago
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