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Workaholism and Anxiety

Workaholics- society reveres them, in the cost of their health. I’ve seen it happen, in my family, in friends, and coworkers, and it’s a lose lose situation for all parties involved in the long run. 444 more words

Mental Health

Carve Out a Little Time

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“Don’t get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.”    ~Dolly Parton

I love my job. While I may not get excited to get up and leave before 7:30 in the morning, I enjoy the time I’m there and the people I’m with.

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December needs a full stop.

We look forward to the Christmas period, to time off work, holidays, downtime.

But what happens for a lot of us is a reverse reality: trying to finish a lot at work before the holidays; trying to finish a lot at home before and during the holidays; if going away – washing clothes; packing; planning travel arrangements; executing travel arrangements; unpacking; sorting out luggage contents; if staying at home – shopping for food; cooking; washing up; tidying up; wrapping presents; dealing with the unwrapped presents; in any case – keeping to schedule to meet family to celebrate together; keeping to schedule to meet friends to celebrate together; more than once; going into town; going to a panto; going to the sales… 117 more words


Workaholism: Are you a sufferer?

In broad sense, being a workaholic means you put in way too much hours at work. That’s why many could refer jokingly to themselves as workaholics. 536 more words


LinkedIn glorifies the competitive sport of pathological workaholism

Social media is inherently competitive.

On Instagram, you can’t escape the feeling that your life will never be as well traveled, well dressed, and well-curated, as that blogger with 300K followers (though she may in turn feel inadequate compared to Kim Kardashian). 661 more words

The false cheer of office parties can’t cure the loneliness epidemic

Loneliness feels like a personal problem. “It feels shameful and alarming,” writes Olivia Laing in her semi-autobiographical study of loneliness, The Lonely City. “Over time these feelings radiate outwards, making the lonely person increasingly isolated, increasingly estranged.” 827 more words

I bit off more than I can chew

Once again, it’s Halloween. This is my favorite time of year.

And once again, I’ve become burned out.

This time, it isn’t about Emmett and the research. 868 more words