New Study Claims Gossip Could Be Good for You

Researchers found that listening to gossip can motivate people to work harder in their own lives.
1:06 | 10/24/14

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First up in the heat index. We all know what happens around the water cooler. Who hasn't found themselves caught in gossip at one point or another. A new study this morning, how engaging in gossip makes us feel. Listening to positive gossip about others motivated some others to work harder. But those listening to negative gossip felt a sort of ego boost like they were the better place and the person. I hate that. A shot of Freud. Yeah, that's great. Yeah. And when we first heard this, yeah, people do that. Because, you know, my own crappy life, I guess it's not so bad. At least I do. Someone else's misery -- It's not a good karma. It's karma that's not cool. Pointing it out. We're here to psa. Don't do it, people. Chl Everybody's got something. That's for sure.

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