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Yawn: A dull job can be bad for your mental health

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Boredom at work can lead to frustration and depression. (Photo by Gabriele Steinhauser)

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Boredom at work can lead to frustration and depression. (Photo by Gabriele Steinhauser)

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Boredom at work can lead to frustration and depression. (Photo by Gabriele Steinhauser)

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Feeling worn out and depressed from taking long coffee breaks and playing excessive amounts of Sudoku on the job? You might be suffering from a condition called boreout. Too much free time can be as stressful as overworking.


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