Culture | Employees forcing smiles at work 'at risk of heavier drinking'

Employees forcing smiles at work 'at risk of heavier drinking'

Maintaining a professional demeanour whilst interacting with colleagues is good workplace etiquette, however, the health ramifications for those who consistently put on a ‘happy persona’ at work can be extremely damaging, a new study by Science Daily has found.

The research states that those who conceal how they’re really feeling and put on a fake smile in the workplace – especially in customer-facing roles – are far more likely to turn to alcohol than those who truly reveal their emotions.

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