Professional Timehop: why nostalgia is good for your career

From the Ancient Greek nóstos (meaning ‘homecoming’) and álgos (meaning ‘pain’ or ‘ache’), nostalgia was first attributed to homesick soldiers and classified by medics as a ‘disease’.

These days, psychologists say that affectionately recalling the past can have many benefits. Great news for the 15 million users of Timehop, an app that greets you each morning with a memory from your Facebook, Instagram or Twitter feeds past – a personal ‘on this day in history’ plucked from your own digital archives....

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