Why You’re Unhappier on Weekends than Weekdays? (“Sunday Neurosis”)

A recent study found that life satisfaction among workers was consistent during the weekday, but dropped during the weekend.

Why? Because on the weekend workers thought about the coming stress of the work week.

Ironic, perhaps.

Here’s a link to the paper in Applied Economics by the team headed by Wolfgang Maennig.

The study was of German workers though; I wonder if the same is true in other countries.


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