Work has conquered every day of the week. How do we remain human in a world that worships toil?

Author:
Justine Toh
Date:
January 29, 2024
Type:

How can we survive in a world that seems to demand and relish increasing productivity? Like the finish of a race that is actually unreachable, how can we realistically carve out time away from the demands of work? Justine Toh, senior research fellow at the Centre for Public Christianity and author of 'Achievement Addiction' offers her perspective.

"The best advice I’ve ever heard about rest also feels the most impossible: put it in your diary before anything else. Schedule it in, as deliberately as you would any other activity, before work colonises your entire consciousness."

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2023/nov/20/work-has-conquered-every-day-of-the-week-how-do-we-remain-human-in-a-world-that-worships-toil

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