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Watching TV After Work Makes You Feel Like a Loser

Posted Friday, July 25th 2014 @ 10am  by Jenn Gidman, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – It seems natural to reach for the remote to take a breather after a taxing day of conference calls and TPS reports, but a new study warns that especially work-weary folks who flick on the TV or play video games may feel incredibly guilty and like failures afterward, reports the Independent. Instead of letting the media do its ostensible job of mitigating any 9-to-5 stress, scientists found that certain “ego-depleted individuals” regard these activities as procrastination from more critical tasks and fault themselves for a lack of self-control.

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