Work addiction is a result of a society that puts a premium on productivity. It’s a debilitating affliction that keeps us from performing other important duties well.
Productivity from workaholism may even be short lived. “Workaholism actually leads to greater costs to organizations too due to stress-related accidents, absenteeism, employee turnover, diminished productivity, medical costs and workers’ compensation—all of which cost the U.S. industry over $300 billion annually,” this Psych Today article reads.
This highly informative article certainly got us here at Co-Creation Magazine be aware of the depressing situation. We recommend that you read it as a way of arming yourself from the trap of work addiction.