“A German scientist (Dieter Zapf) has proved that people forced to smile and take on-the-job insults suffer more and longer-lasting stress that may harm their health.”
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“Every time a person is forced to repress his true feelings there are negative consequences,” Zapf said. “We are all able to rein in our emotions but it becomes difficult to do this over a protracted period.”
Apparently, authenticity, honest communication, and working in areas of strength is a better way to go!
I wonder if this is really highlighting the power of the lie in our lives to be incredibly destructive.