The Protestant Work Ethic and Mental Health

Protestant Work Ethic Andrea HarrnDo you have the old Protestant Work Ethic of feeling guilty when you’re not working, and getting a buzz from feeling like you’re really busy?

Do you go into work even when you feel really ill? How can this affect mental health?

We’ve all met the type that has never had a day of sick in 50 years. A martyr to the job who may or may not let everyone know exactly how hard they are working. Others quietly and diligently turn up each day for low wages and little remuneration.

What does it all mean, and what exactly is the “Old Protestant Work Ethic” anyway?

Find out more by reading the rest of the article here, and use The Mood Cards to help make sense of your feelings of guilt.