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Workaholism is assumed to be the same as working hard, but the two quali...
When work occupies all your time and energy, and there is a relentless need to keep working at any cost, it can have some serious side effects.
1. Sleep Troubles
2. Frequent h...
Work addicts experience sleep trouble, with their busy schedules, without realizing that sleep actually benefits productivity.
This sleep deprivation also leads to crankiness and memory impai...
Work addicts suffer tension and stress related headaches which may give rise to migraines.
For workaholics the eating habits take a dip leading to stomach problems, due to irregular and ill-timed snacks and junk food, along with a dependence on stimulants like coffee.
Another side effect of living to work is pain, whether it is arthritis (joint pain), pain in the jaw or in the back due to the unhealthy sitting postures in the prolonged hours of working.
Workaholics have frequent mood changes, are cranky and irritable, having bouts of sadness.
The stress and diet-related factors, which lead to body and mind degradation, eventually make the workaholic mentally, physically and emotionally fatigued. This adds up, leading to burnout.
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Your workaholism means you miss out on other things in life. You are increasing your income at the expense of reducing the time you have to spend enjoying that financial success.
Your body is your most important work tool and break periods provide an ideal opportunity to thoroughly check your body systems.
Don't ignore your body’s subtle signs that rundown is imminent. Things like poor quality of sleep, persistent aches, weight gain, high blood pressure, anxiety, poor eyesight, sleep apnea, depression and increased risk of heart attack and diabetes all are common in those who suffer from acute workaholism.
Stressing your mind with heavy tasks reduces the output and quality of your work. Within your budget, strive to awe yourself with unique activities and you will recover faster from the stress.
It’s also important to take some time to think on the nature and purpose of your work, outside of the pressure of doing the work itself. This can be a restorative therapy to improve the way you approach your business and your career.
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