Finally, science has nailed it: consuming negative news via the media makes you less productive at work.
We’ve always kinda suspected that, right?
Although we love it and can afford it, most of us adults eat ice cream only now and then. A few pints a month, tops. For the most part, we don’t crack open a new half-gallon of Belgian chocolate every 24 hours.
We treat it as special; a guilty pleasure.
I suspect we’ll have to learn to do the same eventually with the media. Right now it’s all too much, it’s unsustainable, and we know it.
This aforementioned article might be a good opening salvo in the Battle For Our Brains. Hurrah!