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No matter how much a lot of women hate the daily grind, work addiction is still a very real problem. You may not even notice it, but your job could already be seeping into your personal life, and is causing you to blur boundaries that you’ve initially set.
And being a workaholic is dangerous not only to your relationships outside the office, but also to your health.
A study by experts from Kansas University featured on revealed that those who work for more than 50 hours a week (or approximately 10 hours a day) are more likely to develop physical and mental issues. Psychology Today
Do you think your job is slowly eating away at your personal life? Take this quiz to find out.
“Yes, because there’s always so much I need to do! First to arrive, last to leave!”
“Nope. If I plan things right, I usually finish on time. Besides, I want my me-time.”
"Yes, because I always arrive late in the morning. Either that or I always procrastinate.”
“I take a shower, try to chill, then check if there are any new messages in the office chatroom.”
“I take a shower then turn on my laptop. So many things to do, so little time!”
“I take a shower and chill. I still get work-related texts, but unless they’re really urgent, I let them wait until the morning.”
“They keep on telling me to rest, but I
do rest—just not for long.”
“They like the fact that I come home early enough to have dinner with them.”
“They wonder why I stay since I complain about it all the time.”
Get out of your cubicle and find an officemate you can rant to, because you seriously need a sounding board right about now.
Just keep on working, because the mere thought of taking a break gets you agitated.
Pause, take a deep breath, and maybe take a quick stroll just to clear your mind before heading back to work.