Free Yourself From Overwork
MORE IDEAS FROM THE ARTICLE
The hustle fallacy is a common belief that by working harder, putting in more hours, and grinding throughout the day, we can get ahead of others and find success.
Overworking, which often leads to burnout, bad relationships, health issues and low-quality output is a product of decades-old work cultures across the world, and most of us post-2020 are either workaholics or recovering from it.
Critical thinking, logic and reasoning are crucial elements of a decision, and sometimes get skipped due to our initial excitement coupled with intuition.
We fall into three basic traps of bad thinking, leading to wrong and often costly decisions: The Rosy Scenario Trap, The Wrong Ingredient Trap and The Binary Thinking Trap.
It means looking at the world differently. Any successful person you see didn’t get there by doing the same old thing. They innovated. They adapted. They changed. Rather than thinking “Well, that’s just how it is,” you instead think “what can I do to make it better?”
We are too flawed to manage our own schedule, predictably irrational and consistently bad at making good decisions.
There are three reasons why we behave this way:
In our pursuit of balancing our personal life and work, we often feel guilty about working past the Monday to Friday routine, but technology and Work From Home policies have made it more prevalent. Many studies show that knowledge workers who are provided flexible schedules are more productive simply because they work more hours.
❤️ Brainstash Inc.