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“I almost ended up working and doing more than in my usual office days, because I felt so anxious about losing that sense of stability. I became really frantic and obsessive,” ~ Clare

How Much Is Too Much: The Dangers of Toxic Productivity

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Toxic Productivity

Toxic productivity is the outsized desire for productivity at all times and at the expense of our other priorities, from family life to hobbies.

If we’re constantly working while rarely engaging in hobbies, which allow us t...

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Sign If We're Suffering From Toxic Productivity

  1. Inability to turn off: We feel unable to shut off work-related tasks to rest, enjoy hobbies, or spend time with friends and family.
  2. Guilt about productivity: We feel guilty about not getting enough work done

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How To Heal Toxic Productivity

  1. Set realistic goals, adjust as needed
  2. REST is not for the week, take breaks
  3. Get some accountability
  4. Define clearer work-life boundar...

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