New York Times

Op-ed: When Leaning in Doesn’t Pay Off (August 2013).

How to Gladden a Wealthy Mind (October 22, 2014).

Most believe God gets involved (March 10, 2010).

Do women make better bosses? (August 2, 2009).

If the Boss is Young and Male, Watch Out! (August 22, 2008).

Beauty Reigns Supreme in a Florida Enclave (May 28, 2000).

Fearing Isolation in Old Age, Gay Generation Seeks Haven (October 21, 1999).

Time Magazine

17 Surprising Reasons You’re Stressed Out (March 14, 2015).

Cover story: Featured “stress of higher status” as one of the “10 Ideas that are Changing your Life” (March 12, 2012). 

Week-On, Week-Off Parenting. Revisiting a radical experiment in work-life balance (October 18, 2010). 

Is work flexibility good or bad? It’s complicated (November 18, 2010). 

Why women feel more guilt about taking work home (March 9, 2011).

Bloomberg/Business News Network (BNN)

Interview: Why you should forget about finding work-life ‘balance’ and look for ‘fit’ (January 3, 2017).

People With More Money Certainly Think They Have More Problems (October 10, 2016).

Interview: How your #FirstSevenJobs can shape the rest of your life (August 16, 2016).

Interview: Why digitally overloaded employees may need a ‘digital detox’ (July 1, 2016).

Telework and its consequences (March 13, 2013). 

The Atlantic

The myth that most Americans hate their job (March 25, 2022).

Wall Street Journal

Do Women Feel More Guilt than Men? (April 13, 2011).


Self-isolate or get paid? That’s the choice for gig workers in a virus outbreak, and it’s a big problem for the rest of us (March 8, 2020).

Stressed? The unexpected reasons why (November 4, 2015).

ABC News

Are you angry at God? (January 6, 2011).

NBC News

Angriest Americans: Young people, parents (December 3, 2009).

USA Today

Entertaining Emotions: TV may be teaching us to overreact (June 28, 2010).

The Boston Globe

The bad mother complex: Why are so many working mothers haunted by constant guilt? (March 13, 2011).


Why remote work has eroded trust among colleagues (March 18, 2021).

Harvard Business Review

Don’t Take Work Stress Home with You (July 28, 2016).

Huffington Post

Forget about work-life balance (September 21, 2014).

US News and World Report

Religion makes people happier—but why? (April 12, 2012).

Boss’ Gender Can Affect Workers’ Stress (September 9, 2008).

Fox Business News

Men Get Ego Boost From Workplace Power (April 8, 2016).

Toronto Star

Op-ed: Do you have more freedom at work since the pandemic hit? More and more Canadians say they do (November 26, 2022).

Op-ed: Here’s the data on quiet quitting (October 29, 2022).

Op-ed: We love to complain about our jobs — but secretly many of us love working. Here’s why (January 8, 2022).

Why that 9 p.m. email from the boss is making you sick. And how Ontario’s ‘Right to Disconnect’ law could help (January 3, 2022).

Op-ed: ‘Because I can:’ Multi-tasking while working from home makes people feel like ‘winners,’ survey finds (December 18, 2021).

Op-ed: Will Ontario’s new law that gives employees the right to ‘clock out’ after work hours have any teeth? (December 11, 2021).

Op-ed: Is the big quit driven by burnout, boredom or both? (November 27, 2021).

Op-ed: Work-life balance more talk than walk, survey followup finds (October 30, 2021).

Would a four-day work week be a winner? It might depend on who you are (October 19, 2021).

Op-ed: Will you pay a professional price for working from home? Visibility is important, but so is status — and it’s hard to establish over Zoom (August 31, 2021).

Op-ed: Remote work makes communication with co-workers harder. Can it be fixed? (August 21, 2021).

Op-ed: Yes, people do seem angrier thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic (July 5, 2021).

Op-ed: When offices reopen, will work-from-home mean more surveillance by the boss? (June 20, 2021).

Op-ed: Employers might say they don’t need the office back, but these employees say they do (May 6, 2021).

Op-ed: One quarter of workers say those without kids are being asked to work harder than parents — is that fair? (October 20, 2020).

Op-ed: The pandemic has decreased work-life conflict for Canadians without kids — but parents aren’t so lucky (September 27, 2020).

Op-ed: The hidden ways working from home is affecting our health (September 20, 2020).

Op-ed: The distracted worker is the greatest perceived threat to employers despite all the benefits of working from home (September 12, 2020).

U of T researchers to track the demographics of the COVID-19 pandemic (May 10, 2020).

Social media saved my life, says man of the caring responses to his suicide note (April 9, 2015).

U of T professor studies work-life balance (September 16, 2014).

Examining the work-from-home debate (March 1, 2013).

People working from home, on job longer, study finds (December 5, 2012).

GTA’s traffic misery getting worse (October 23, 2009).

Portable meals make their mark (April 22, 2009).

The Globe and Mail

From 2014-2015, Scott Schieman was invited as a regular contributing writer to the Globe and Mail’s “Health Advisor” section.

Out of Office: Canadians are untethering themselves from work (October 7, 2022).

Will working from home kill your career advancement? (February 1, 2022).

Feeling underpaid–there are health consequences to that (March 19, 2015).

The power of a mentor–and how having one can make you healthier (February 20, 2015).

Tips for a healthy 2015: Connect with someone–the importance of mattering (December 31, 2015).

How to manage anger in the age of rage (December 23, 2015).

Why giving just 70% can be better for your life (December 14, 2014).

Why doesn’t more money necessarily mean more happiness?(October 31, 2014).

Twelve ways to brighten up your fall back-to-work attitude (Neutralize the workplace bully) (August 31, 2014).

What to do when stress undermines sleep? (July 28, 2014).

It’s no catch-22: Here’s why you love (and hate) work (June 12, 2014).

About to check your email at home? Read this first (May 24, 2014).

New study claims money really can buy you happiness (May 1, 2013).

How workplace flexibility can make things worse at home (April 11, 2013). 

You do ‘lean in’ to your career—so why don’t you feel powerful? (March 26, 2013).

Crazy busy executives are feeling the stress (February 27, 2013).

Is Yahoo’s decision to recall remote workers a blow to teleworking? (February 27, 2013). 

Telework or Teamwork? Yahoo and the evolution of the office (February 26, 2013).

As work bleeds into home life, the reverse becomes the norm, too (September 13, 2012).

Want more control over work? It cuts both ways” (July 26, 2012).

Tips to make your summer vacation a real getaway (June 7, 2012).

Women who take work calls at home feel more guilty (March 8, 2011).

The secret to work-life balance (September 27, 2010).

More creative work means more stress (June 14, 2010).

Time crunch fuels ‘me-first’ survival instinct: Study (March 2, 2010).

Professionals bring their stress home (January 13, 2010).

Work flexibility comes at a price (December 17, 2009).

They don’t call it the White House for nothing (November 8, 2008).

Tougher for women to work for women (September 10, 2008).

Young (boss) man, you’re probably girding for a fight (August 20, 2008).

Stressed out? Drop that BlackBerry and go home (November 18, 2006).

The Conversation

Busting the anti-work myth: Most people actually like their bosses (October 19, 2022).

Canada’s trust divide is growing, and that could spell bad news for the future (June 26, 2022).

Show me the money: Employees not only want better pay, they want status (February 23, 2022).

Vast majority of American workers like their jobs – even as a record number quit them (December 14, 2021).

COVID-19 has been much harder on those who already had anxiety and financial issues (April 12, 2021).

Laid-off workers feel they’ve lost a sense of control due to COVID-19 (March 29, 2021).

Workers in the gig economy feel lonely and powerless (November 20, 2019).

Sharing the parenting duties could be key to marital bliss: study (October 2, 2017).


Interview on Sunday Magazine: How the pandemic is reordering society? (September 13, 2020).

How to make working from home a little better — if it looks like you’ll be doing it a lot longer (July 27, 2020).

Interview on Ontario Morning: The upsides and downsides of working from home (January 13, 2020).

Interview on Maritime Noon: Flexible work arrangements (June 14, 2016).

Interview on Daybreak South: The shorter work week (February 10, 2015).

Shorter work week comes with many downsides, says Canadian sociologist (February 10, 2015).

Digital detox prescribed for ‘satisfying and rich’ life (February 5, 2015).

Interview on Here and Now: Work-life balance (Sept. 27, 2014). 

Interview on Ontario Today : The 3-day working week (August 1, 2014).

Interview on Fresh Air: The stress of being single (Nov. 10, 2012).

Interview on Fresh Air: The stress of higher status and working on the weekends (January 28, 2012).

Interview on Fresh Air: Stress, empathy, and well-being in light of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan (March 13, 2011). 

Interview on Metro Morning: work-family conflict and feelings of guilt (March 9, 2011). 

Interview on CBC News: Workaholism and the work-home interface (April 24, 2007).

Interview on Definitely Not the Opera: The meaning of “old” and the significance of aging in society (April 21, 2007).


The secret to happiness? Stop trying to be happy (March 5, 2016).

Working hard, hardly working (October 3, 2015).

Science Daily

Do creative work activities create stress? (June 9, 2010).

Live Science

Inflation could hit your mental health as much as your wallet (February 21, 2022).

Global News

Interview: Trudeau sparks work-life balance debate after taking day off (May 26, 2016). 

Trudeau took a day off in the name of ‘work-life balance’ – should we all follow suit? (May 25, 2016).

6-hour workday catching on in Sweden; could it work in Canada? (October 1, 2015).

How to find a better work-life balance (October 2, 2014).

Is a condensed, 3-day work week a good idea for work-life balance (July 22, 2014).

CTV News

Eight essential tips for working from home during the coronavirus pandemic (March 30, 2020).

Interviewed about “does money buy happiness?” research (April 20, 2013).

Work-life balance key to beating job burnout (November 13, 2012).

Women feel more guilt from work emails, calls at home (March 10, 2011).

The Agenda with Steve Paikin (TVO)

Interview: Will Generation Z Revolutionize Work? (October 13, 2022).

Interview: The Meaningfulness of Work (March 23, 2015).

Interview: The 24/7 economy, work-family balance, and well-being (December 18, 2007). 

The Atlanta-Journal Constitution

Opinion: Insights into the ‘Great Resignation’ (December 27, 2021).


Is a 30-hour work week all it’s cracked up to be? (September 2, 2016).

17 Surprising Reasons You’re Stressed Out (March 17, 2015).

The Practice

Studies on well-being in the profession. Approaching Lawyer Well-Being. (March/April 2020).

Wharton: Work-Life Integration

More money, more problems (January 22, 2015).

Epoch Times

The Brewing Backlash Against Busyness (July 22, 2015).

Medical X-Press

Education empowers Canadians but raises risks of overwork and work-family stress (November 20, 2014).

WSVN 7 News (Miami)

A year after COVID-19 declared global pandemic, a look at South Florida then and now (March 9, 2021).

Planet ArtSci

Work-life balance and the greedy institution (September 1, 2016).