Did you start to spend more time at your workplace than at home? If the answer is ‘yes’ then you might be too devoted to your job. Signs you are a workaholic will help you identify whether it is really true.
Psychologist Oby Bamidele shares her experience of being addicted to work and gives advice on how to overcome workaholism. She says that it all started when she was twenty years old and had many ambitions regarding her career prospects and future success. With an intention to save time spent on driving to work and back, Oby started to work from home. It took her a while to realize that she turned into a workaholic, who lacked sleep, food, and other basic activities that a normal human needs. Having solved her own problem, Oby now helps other people, who have found themselves in the same trouble.
Nowadays, workaholism is treated as a disease, so diagnosis is the first step towards dealing with it. All over the world, physiologists are trying to address this issue and suggest their solutions for overcoming it. There are some signs that can help you evaluate your working habits in order to understand if you are addicted to your job:
If most these statements are true for you, then you have reasons to worry. However, this problem is not incurable and you can stop being a workaholic any time you really want this.
Here is how:
If you feel that work steals your life, try these tips and they will help you to live a happy and balanced life.