We've all grown up with the same idea: Work comes first, leisure comes second. Right? It's sort of established worldwide that you have to do the hard stuff before you can do the fun stuff. There's really no choice about it — homework before video games, veggies before dessert, et cetera. It's intuitive. You may not even be able to do something fun first because the knowledge of upcoming work will spoil it. But in a workplace culture where the work never really stops, even on nights and weekends, when exactly are you supposed to do the fun stuff? A psychology researcher has a shocking answer: You should do it first.
Work Now, Play Later
Written by Kelsey Donk September 13, 2019
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