Better known as America’s Psychologist, Dr. Jeff Gardere is one of the most widely sought-after experts in the field of mental health. In addition to having a private practice in Manhattan, he is an Assistant Professor and Course Director at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York City, an Adjunct Assistant Professor at City College, NYC, an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Touro Graduate School of Psychology, NYC., and a Visiting Faculty member at American University of Antigua College of Medicine.
Dr. Gardere is a frequent contributor to:
- MSNBC (official contributor)
- NBC Today Show (official contributor)
- FOX Network
- FOX 5 News (official contributor)
- CBS News
- ABC News
- WPIX News
The author of several books, popular and research articles, Dr. Jeff is prominently featured in White House Correspondent April Ryan’s new book The Presidency In Black And White, providing a psycho-political analysis on our last 3 presidents. Dr. Jeff is the featured and chief contributor to the Reelz Network shows, They Got Away With It and Celebrity Damage Control, the chief psychological correspondent for The Roland Martin Show on News One. He’s also appeared on Love and Hip Hop and The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
- · The use of mobile phones and laptops increasingly ‘blurred’ the boundaries between work and home life ‘causing work-family conflict’ the authors concluded. This happened because it is important to have a distinct separation between home and work life. Working 10-12 hours a day as most of us do should be followed by rest and relaxation for body and mind to rejuvenate, but also to “work” at parenting and marriages.
- · The overall amount of time which is actually spent with one’s family and with engagement in self-related activities is reduced by (mobile phone and laptop) use,” the report found. This is part of our IT addiction. If the device is open and available, we are drawn to use it, because it is a live link to the world! Too tempting!
- · The researchers discovered that workers increasingly face a strong expectation to be available 24/7 and few feel able to switch off. But we should be aware that we do have the power to set limits with employers. But what is most interesting is that many employees actually self-impose these expectations do to fear, worry, or even a workaholic behavior.
- · Those suffering from the biggest metal overloads were found to make riskier decisions without considering the consequences of their actions, because they are more impulsive, less stable and much more aggressive. They can’t turn it off!!!!!
Get Well Wednesday: Why A Work-Life Balance Is Necessary For Your Health was originally published on blackamericaweb.com